Novel cutpoints for diagnosing cardiac hypertrophy in adolescents and young adults

The three-decade-old international cutpoint for diagnosing children and adolescents with an enlarged heart misclassifies normal heart size as cardiac damage in adolescents, a paper published in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology concludes. The study was conducted in collaboration between the University of Bristol in the U.K. and the University of Eastern Finland.

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