As a result of research, high
prevalence of arterial hypertension has
been identified in the group of patients with coronary heart disease
aged 60 and older. Most often, occurring form of arterial hypertension among
geriatric patients is isolated systolic arterial hypertension (ISAH). The
comparison of two ethnic groups of the population has showed higher levels of
systolic and diastolic blood pressure (SBP and DBP) in the group of patients of
non-indigenous nationality, rather than Yakut patients. Correlation was recorded
in the group of non-indigenous patients as they age. Significant increase in
the level of SBP was identified in the group of senile and long-livers than in
the elderly. Detection of ECG signs of LVH showed the lowest specificity of
Cornell voltage criterion comparing to Sokolow-Lyon criterion with its more
often occurrence. ECG-signs of left ventricle hypertrophy are significantly more
often established by Sokolow-Lyon criterion for men, Cornell voltage—for
women. Correlation has been found between the presence of LVH and combination
of Cornell voltage criterion with both Gubner-Ungerleider and Sokolow-Lyon
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