Cornell/Strain (C/S) Index of Verdecchia et al for Identifying Left Ventricular Hyperplasia in a Hypertensive Patient


Verdecchia et al developed an index for identifying patients with hypertension who have left ventricular hypertrophy and who are at increased risk for a cardiovascular event. This is based on the presence of the Cornell criteria (above) or evidence of strain in the ECG. The authors are from the Universita di Perugia-Ospedale Silvestrini, University of Perugia and Ospedale Beato G Villa in Perugia, Italy.

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