Table 3.

Prevalence of LVH by the BSA- and height2.7-based methodsa

Patients with LVH n (%)Patients without LVH n (%)
a The partition values used to define LVH are reported in the Materials and Methods section.
Gender-independent criteria
 LV mass/BSA145 (57.1)109 (42.9)
 LV mass/ht2.7178 (70.1)76 (29.9)
Gender-specific criteria
 LV mass/BSA178 (70.1)76 (29.9)
 LV mass/ht2.7196 (77.2)58 (22.8)
Geometric pattern of LVH
 BSA-based method
  concentric78 (30.7)
  eccentric67 (26.4)
 ht2.7-based method
  concentric95 (37.4)
  eccentric83 (32.7)