Volume 7 Issue 5 - 2020
QRS Dispersion, a New Variable to Value the Prediction of Cardiovascular Risk in Hypertensive Patients
Elibet Chávez-González1* and Arnaldo Rodríguez León2
1Department of Cardiac Stimulation and Electrophysiology, University Hospital Cardiocentro Ernesto Guevara, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba
2Cardiology Service, University Hospital Celestino Hernández, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba
*Corresponding Author: Elibet Chávez-González, Department of Cardiac Stimulation and Electrophysiology, University Hospital Cardiocentro Ernesto Guevara, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba.
Received: March 29, 2020; Published: April 09, 2020

Hypertension is one of the most devastating cardiovascular risk factors for death and disability, especially those related to ictus, heart disease and renal failure. Despite of this knowledge; due to its clinic and epidemiologic characteristics of silent behavior and high prevalence worldwide, hypertension is still a very difficult disease to be controlled affecting more than one billion people and causing an estimate of almost 10 million deaths per year [1]. Increasing in blood pressure is and early hall mark epidemiological transition. In addition, overall impact varies depending on treated or untreated hypertension and approximately 62% strokes and 49% ischemic heart disease are attributed to suboptimal blood pressure control [2,3]..


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Citation: Elibet Chávez-González and Arnaldo Rodríguez León. “QRS Dispersion, a New Variable to Value the Prediction of Cardiovascular Risk in Hypertensive Patients”. EC Cardiology 7.5 (2020): 14-16.

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