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"Isolated" diastolic dysfunction in left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16893707     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We sought to investigate the prescence of "isolated" diastolic disease, defined as reduced long-axis early diastolic velocity with normal systolic velocity, in 21 young patients with left outflow tract obstruction. Most patients had depressed systolic velocities despite normal ejection fractions. The close relations amond long-axis velocities suggest isolated diastolic disease is unlikely.
Authors:
Yat-Yin Lam; Mehmet G Kaya; Omer Goktekin; Michael A Gatzoulis; Michael Y Henein; Wei Li
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2006-06-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-08     Completed Date:  2006-09-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-14     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Adult Congenital Heart Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom. homalam@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Flow Velocity / physiology
Diastole
Echocardiography, Doppler
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Myocardial Contraction / physiology*
Severity of Illness Index
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology*,  physiopathology,  ultrasonography
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / complications*,  physiopathology,  ultrasonography

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