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Criteria for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (Cornell Criteria)

Purpose:

To diagnose left ventricular hypertrophy from electrocardiographic changes using the criteria of Casale et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

other testing, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I51.7

Description:

Casale et al proposed criteria for the electrocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). They were shown by the authors to be more sensitive while being specific for the diagnosis. Since these were developed at the Cornell Medical Center, they are also referred to as the Cornell criteria.

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