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- Paini, Anna, et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases 2020 v.30 no.3 pp. 426-433
- adults; body mass index; electric potential difference; electrocardiography; health effects assessments; hypertrophy; obesity; patients; prediction; standard deviation; women
- ... The diagnosis of LVH by ECG may particularly difficult in obese individuals. The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate whether the correction for body mass index (BMI) might improve the prognostic significance for cerebro and cardiovascular events of two electrocardiographic (ECG) criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in a large cohort of Italian adults.In 18,330 adults (54 ...