The effect of combination therapy on regression of left ventricular hypertrophy in cases with hypertension

Boydak B. , Nalbantgil S., Yilmaz H., Zoghi M. , Ozerkan F., Nalbantgil I., ...More

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.25, no.12, pp.1975-1978, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1975-1978


Objective: Up to this date, it is well shown that several antihypertensive drugs have different regressive effect on left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). However, there are different studies regarding the effect of antihypertensive combination therapies on regression of LVH. In this study, 2 different combinations ACE-I plus calcium channel blocker and ACE-I plus diuretic were compared in cases with hypertension whose BPs were not controlled by ACE-I alone.