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Retinal arteriolar narrowing and left ventricular hypertrophy in African Americans. the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.

Authors
  • Tikellis, Gabriella
  • Arnett, Donna K
  • Skelton, Thomas N
  • Taylor, Herman W
  • Klein, Ronald
  • Couper, David J
  • Richey Sharrett, A
  • Yin Wong, Tien
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of hypertension
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2008
Volume
21
Issue
3
Pages
352–359
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2007.57
PMID: 18246060
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Middle-aged African Americans with generalized and focal retinal arteriolar narrowing were more likely to have LVH. This association was explained only partly by cardiovascular risk factors and hypertension.

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