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Positron emission tomography, echo-doppler, and exercise studies of functional capacity in hypertensive heart disease.
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PMID:  12372679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: This study examines the relationship between functional capacity, left ventricular diastolic function, and myocardial perfusion reserve (MPR) in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). METHODS: We studied 16 patients with LVH and 10 controls. Functional capacity was assessed by cardiopulmonary exercise, MPR by positron emission tomography, and left ventricular diastolic function by echo-Doppler. RESULTS: Functional capacity and MPR were significantly lower in the patients. Functional capacity correlated positively with MPR and left ventricular diastolic function. CONCLUSIONS: Diminished functional capacity in patients with hypertension-induced LVH is related to the impairment in MPR and left ventricular diastolic function.
Olakunle O Akinboboye; Olajide Idris; Rochelle Goldsmith; Kati Berekashvili; Ru-Ling Chou; Steven R Bergman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of hypertension     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0895-7061     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Hypertens.     Publication Date:  2002 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-09     Completed Date:  2003-03-03     Revised Date:  2009-02-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803676     Medline TA:  Am J Hypertens     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  907-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Non-Invasive Laboratory, St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cohort Studies
Echocardiography, Doppler*
Exercise Test
Hypertension / complications*
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular / etiology,  radionuclide imaging*,  ultrasonography*
Middle Aged
Oxygen Consumption
Tomography, Emission-Computed*
Vascular Resistance
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