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Echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function in chronic cor pulmonale.
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PMID:  10235106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this study we hoped to understand the abnormalities of left ventricular filling dynamics in chronic cor pulmonale. Our findings showed a severe left ventricular diastolic impairment, directly related to a progressive increase in pulmonary hypertension itself, as expressed by correlation analysis between systolic pulmonary artery pressure and the following parameters: transmitral flow velocity in early/late diastole ratio (r = -0.69, p <0.001), isovolumic relaxation time (r = 0.54, p = 0.001), and transmitral flow velocity in early diastole (r = -0.59, p <0.01).
E Tutar; A Kaya; S Güleç; F Ertaş; C Erol; O Ozdemir; D Oral
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-20     Completed Date:  1999-05-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1414-7, A9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiology and Chest Disease, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Echocardiography, Doppler*
Lung Diseases, Obstructive / complications
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Artery / physiopathology
Pulmonary Heart Disease / etiology,  physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Ventricular Function, Left*

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