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Significance of Electrocardiographic Changes in Hypertension

Br Med J 1969; 1 doi: (Published 11 January 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;1:79
  1. John Hamer,
  2. Elliot Shinebourne,
  3. James Fleming


    Studies in 17 hypertensive patients showed that the electrocardiographic features of T-wave inversion and S–T segment depression distinguish those patients with higher systolic blood pressures. They do not indicate impaired cardiac function.