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Extent of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Is Related to Interatrial Conduction Delay in Hypertensive Patients.
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PMID:  23194403     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between left ventricular mass (LVM) and interatrial conduction delay (CD) measured by tissue Doppler echocardiography. In enrolled 66 hypertensive patients, positive correlation between interatrial CD and LVM index (r = 0.32) was detected. Meanwhile, intra-atrial CD was correlated to early diastolic tissue Doppler mitral annular velocity measured from septum (r = 0.34), tricuspid annular velocity (r = 0.29), and left atrial volume index (r = 0.26). By using stepwise linear regression analysis, LVM index was determined as an independent predictor of interatrial CD.
Ruken Bengi Bakal; Suzan Hatipoglu; Gokhan Kahveci; Mehmet Onur Omaygenc; Cem Dogan; Cemil Izgi; Olcay Ozveren; Nihal Ozdemir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-6006     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Hypertens.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9305929     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Hypertens     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital , Istanbul , Turkey.
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