Hypertensive cardiomyopathy may be diagnosed if certain criteria are present.
Criteria for hypertensive cardiomyopathy - all of the following:
(1) presence of severe hypertension
(1a) sustained systolic blood pressure > 160 mm Hg for >= 5 years
(1b) sustained diastolic blood pressure > 105 mm Hg >= 5 years
(1c) >= 2 drugs required to control for control for >= 5 years
(2) left ventricular hypertrophy documented on MRI or echocardiography
(3) exclusion of other causes of heart failure and cardiomyopathy
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Purpose: To determine if a patient has hypertensive cardiomyopathy.
Objective: imaging studies, other testing, criteria for diagnosis
ICD-10: I11, I13,