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Left ventricular geometry and risk of incident hypertension
  1. Sung Keun Park1,
  2. Ju Young Jung2,
  3. Jeong Gyu Kang2,
  4. Pil-Wook Chung3,
  5. Chang-Mo Oh4
  1. 1 Center for Cohort Studies, Total Healthcare Center, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  2. 2 Total Healthcare Center, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  3. 3 Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  4. 4 Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Dongdaemun-gu, Republic of Korea
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ju Young Jung, Total Healthcare Center, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, School of medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; jjy0501{at}naver.com

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  • Contributors SKP coordinated the study, analysed the data and wrote the manuscript as a first author. JGK verified the data on echocardiographic parameters as a cardiologist. P-WC participated in writing manuscript. C-MO played role in analysing data and editing English grammar. JYJ is the guarantor of this work and, as such, had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. All authors had access to the data used in this study and participated in writing the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, an institutional ethics committee IRB number: KBSMC-2018-04-017.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors SKP coordinated the study, analysed the data and wrote the manuscript as a first author. JGK verified the data on echocardiographic parameters as a cardiologist. P-WC participated in writing manuscript. C-MO played role in analysing data and editing English grammar. JYJ is the guarantor of this work and, as such, had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. All authors had access to the data used in this study and participated in writing the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, an institutional ethics committee IRB number: KBSMC-2018-04-017.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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