Electrocardiographic manifestations of healthy residents of a tribal Himalayan village

J Assoc Physicians India. 1995 Jan;43(1):15-6.

Abstract

Electrocardiograms of 984 healthy subjects residing in village Kalpa at the height of 9000 feet above sea level were studied. Right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH) was observed in 9 (0.914%) subjects. Electrocardiographic evidence of ischaemic heart disease was found in 6 (0.609%) subjects.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Altitude
  • Atrial Fibrillation / epidemiology
  • Electrocardiography*
  • Female
  • Heart Block / epidemiology
  • Heart Rate
  • Humans
  • Hypertension / epidemiology
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular / epidemiology
  • Hypertrophy, Right Ventricular / epidemiology*
  • India / epidemiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction / epidemiology
  • Myocardial Ischemia / epidemiology*
  • Prevalence
  • Pulmonary Heart Disease / epidemiology