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Blood pressure, left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiovascular disease
  1. D S Wald
  1. Correspondence to David S Wald, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6B, UK; d.s.wald{at}qmul.ac.uk

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To the Editor: Simpson et al show that lowering blood pressure in people with blood pressure considered to be in the ‘normal range’ (122 mm Hg systolic and 70 mm Hg diastolic) reduces the magnitude of left ventricular hypertrophy.1 They conclude that further work is needed to see if blood pressure reduction among …

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