What is the importance of LVH on echocardiography?

What is the importance of LVH on echocardiography?

In this video, Dr. R. R Kasliwal, Chairman - Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta – The Medicity, will discuss the importance of LVH on echocardiography. When LVH is seen in patients with hypertension, then it signifies that the blood pressure is not completely under control. If the blood pressure is not controlled then he might suffer from disease of arteries of the heart also. LVH and LV mass are two the parameters which are important. In an LVH patients, medicines also differ. If he has LVH then different set of medicines are given. If he doesn’t have LVH, then different medications are given in hypertensive patients.

Dr. RR Kasliwal

D.M. (Cardiology) AIIMS, New Delhi in 1979, M.D. (General Medicine) SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1976, M.B.B.S. SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1973. Awards & Accomplishments: Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology by the President of India, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Community Cardiology by Rana Pratap Sewa Samiti, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Preventive Cardiology by Health Minister of Nepal, 2008. DMA Distinguished Service Award, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology at World Congress on Clinical & Preventive Geriatrics Cardiology. Dr B C Roy National Award, Best Talent for encouraging development of specialties within Medicine, 2004.

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