Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Types of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH)

 Types of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH)

LVH = increase in the mass of the left ventricle (LV)

Caused due to:
1. enlargement of the muscle cells
2. extracellular fibrosis

Concentric LVH 
- occurs in response to pressure overload
- examples: aortic stenosis or hypertension
- associated with: reduced cavity size

Eccentric hypertrophy
- occurs in response to volume overload
 -examples: aortic or mitral regurgitation
- associated with: dilation

LVH is also classified based on the cause
Due to primary condition (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)
Secondary to pathology (hypertension, myocardial infarction, and valvular heart disease)

That's all!

1 comment:

  1. also when there is concentric dilation there is diastolic hearty failure n when there is eccenteric hypertrophy there is systolic heart failure mostly DCMP


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