Table 3.

Changes in LV geometric pattern at follow-up according to traditional definition of LVH

Conventional BaselineIntensified BaselineOverall BaselineConventional Follow-upIntensified Follow-upOverall Follow-up
Normal LV geometry62646368a73a71a
Concentric remodeling766666
Eccentric LVH21222217a14a15a
Concentric LVH1089978
  • Data are given in percentages. No differences were found between treatment groups at baseline or at follow-up. LV, left ventricular; LVH, left ventricular hypertrophy.

  • a P<0.05 comparing baseline versus follow-up.