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Chamber Hypertrophy and Enlargment

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*R in V5 or V6 + S in V1 >35 mm.
This criterium criterion is not reliable below age 40 years.<cite>Chou</cite> In 10-29 year olds, the 99th percentile for SV1+RV5 is 53mm. In 20-39 year olds: 32% have SV2+RV5 > 35 mm.<cite>chou</cite> Correlation between LVH on ECG and echocardiography is low with ECG having a sensitivity of 27% and specificity of 88% for echocardiographically measured LVH<cite>echo</cite><cite>echo2</cite>. Moreover, both are independent estimators of worse prognosis.<cite>sundstrom</cite>.
The '''Cornell-criterium''' has different values in men and women:

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