hypertensive heart disease


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hypertensive heart disease

Hypertensive cardiovascular disease Cardiology A condition characterized by ↑ BP which ↑ cardiac workload; over time, the left ventricle dilates, cardiac output ↓ and CHF ensues HHD associations Ischemic heart disease, ASHD, Obesity. See Hypertension.

Hypertensive heart disease

High blood pressure resulting in a disease of the heart.
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But he said, 'The greatest challenge of the heart in Nigeria at this time is the complication arising from hypertension known as hypertensive heart disease.
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A post-mortem revealed he died from hypertensive heart disease, a condition caused by high blood pressure.
A post-mortem found he died of hypertensive heart disease.

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