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Echocardiographic and Doppler study of patients with heatstroke and heat exhaustion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10517377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a two-dimensional and Doppler echocardiographic study of the hemodynamic changes in patients with heatstroke and heat exhaustion. It demonstrates that the hemodynamic changes in severe heat exposure reflect a hyperdynamic circulation with tachycardia and high cardiac output states. Relative hypovolemia was more pronounced in patients with heatstroke compared to patients with heat exhaustion. Signs of peripheral vasoconstriction were more often present in patients with heatstroke, while patients with heat exhaustion more often demonstrated peripheral vasodilatation.
Authors:
M S Shahid; L Hatle; H Mansour; L Mimish
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiac imaging     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0167-9899     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Card Imaging     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-23     Completed Date:  1999-11-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8600426     Medline TA:  Int J Card Imaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-85     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. maie@kfshrc.edu.sa
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Output
Case-Control Studies
Echocardiography*
Echocardiography, Doppler*
Female
Heat Exhaustion / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Heat Stroke / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Hemodynamics / physiology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Tachycardia / etiology,  ultrasonography
Vasoconstriction
Vasodilation

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