24-Hour Electrocardiographic (ECG) Holter Recording during Hypertensive Cardiopathy in Health Facilities in Lome

24-Hour Electrocardiographic (ECG) Holter Recording during Hypertensive Cardiopathy in Health Facilities in Lome

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The study is well designed and executed. The Introduction lays down the basics for taking up the present study. The Methods and Results are adequately described. The Discussion puts forth the rationale for taking up the study, effectively describes the relevant literature and enlists the implications of the findings from the present study in that context. The article is well supported with briefly explained tables. The study is apt in Concluding that the Holter ECG is a useful examination in the evaluation of the patient with symptomatic or non-symptomatic hypertensive cardiopathies (HC) in order to determine potentially serious rhythm disorders, absent on standard ECGs.

 

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Further comments on the paper

Comments: This descriptive and analytical cross-sectional study aims to evaluate the 24-hour Holter electrocardiographic (ECG) recording during hypertensive cardiopathies (HC) in order to highlight the fleeting rhythm disorders in hypertensive patients. The study holds importance as hypertensive heart disease is the first of the cardiac complications of hypertension. The study further reports a prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) of 34.6%. The Holter ECG has been used in this study to find potentially serious and fatal rhythm disorders.

 

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Author Info

Corresponding Author
PIO Machihude
Cardiology Department, Kara University Hospital, University of Kara, Kara, Togo

Article Info

Article Type
Research Article
Publication history
Received: Fri 21, Jan 2022
Accepted: Sat 05, Feb 2022
Published: Fri 25, Feb 2022
Copyright
© 2021 PIO Machihude. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository.
DOI: 10.31487/j.JICOA.2022.01.01