G Jagan



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    A Comparative Study on Left Ventricular Mass in Hypertensive Patients with and Without Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Author(s): Daya Sindhu Krishna, S Palaniandavan, T Manivel and G Jagan*

    Objectives: Hypertension and Diabetes- a worldwide burden is a major risk factor for cerebro-vascular accident and is the most modifiable factor in cardiovascular diseases. Methods: This is a prospective cross-sectional study conducted in Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital. 50 patients with hypertension alone for more than 5 years ,50 patients with diabetes and hypertension for more than 5 years were considered the study population and those not suffering from any cardiac disease of were taken as control. All patients were above the age of 30 years. Results: There is significant statistical correlation between age group and left ventricular mass in hypertension with diabetes group (p =0.015). There is significant statistical correlation with both males(p<0.000) and females (p<0.000) with respect to left.. Read More»

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