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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Consultant pathologist Dr Samer Al-Habba said Mrs Bailey died as a result of ischemic and hypertensive cardiomyopathy with coronary artery surgery as a contributing factor.
2, 3); we didn't observe suggestive images for infective endocarditis (in echography) and the moderate systolic dysfunction of left ventricle was stable, according to her ischemic and hypertensive cardiomyopathy.
In borderline cases, calculation of the LV mass distribution index by 3-dimensional echocardiography has been shown to have 100% specificity in distinguishing HCM from both athlete's heart and hypertensive cardiomyopathy.
Type Subtypes Cardiomyopathies Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Dilated cardiomyopathy Restrictive cardiomyopathy Arrhythmogenic right-ventricular cardiomyopathy Unclassified Specific Ischemic cardiomyopathy cardiomyopathies Valvular cardiomyopathy Hypertensive cardiomyopathy Inflammatory cardiomyopathy Myocarditis Idiopathic Infective Autoimmune Metabolic cardiomyopathy Endocrine Familial storage disease and infiltrations Deficiency Amyloidosis General system disease Connective tissue disorders Infiltrations and granulomas Muscular dystrophies Neuromuscular disorders Sensitivity and toxic reactions Peripartal cardiomyopathy Table 2.
An end-systolic ratio of non-compacted to compacted layers of >2 is diagnostic for NVM and allows differentiation of the trabeculations of NVM from that observed with dilated cardiomyopathy or hypertensive cardiomyopathy (9).

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