The role of pathological stress increase in blood pressure as a risk factor for hypertensive remodeling of the left ventricle in young people with different baseline blood pressure levels

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Objective: To assess the role of pathological stress increase of blood pressure as a risk factor for hypertensive remodeling of the left ventricle (LV) in young people with different baseline blood pressure (BP) level. Materials and methods. 981 people aged 20-29 years were examined. BP was measured before and during the stress. Transthoracic echocardiography was performed. Results. Hypertensive LV remodeling was detected in 199 (32.10%) persons. The pathological stress response of BP was observed in 66 (10.64%) subjects. The pathological stress response of BP was associated with hypertensive remodeling of the LV (OR 8.45, 95% CI 4.97-14.36). Conclusion: The pathological stress response of BP is a risk factor for the hypertensive LV remodeling in patients without hypertension by the office BP measurement.

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Elena Sklyannaya

Donetsk National Vedical University n.a. M. Gorky

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ORCID iD: 0000-0002-0656-7097
SPIN-code: 5608-1287

кандидат медицинских наук, доцент кафедры госпитальной терапии

Ukraine, 283003, Donetsk, Illicha av.


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