Table 3.

Cardiac phenotype characteristics

% (Patients with Signs/Tested)
Systemic hypertensiona36 (10/28, 4 with CKD)
Abnormal electrocardiogram0 (0/33)
Abnormal echocardiography
    left ventricular dilatationb4 (1/29)
    left ventricular hypertrophyc17 (5/29)
    abnormal ejection fraction (<55%)6 (2/29)
    valvulopathy or other cardiac abnormalities0 (0/29)
  • a Mean arterial blood pressure 24 hours >130/80 mmHg.

  • b Abnormal left ventricular diastolic diameter if >5.9 cm in men and >5.3 cm in women.

  • c Abnormal left ventricular mass if >48 g/m2.7 in men and >44 g/m2.7 in women.