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The renin-angiotensin system and right ventricular structure and function: The MESA-Right Ventricle Study.
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PMID:  23130107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The pulmonary vasculature is an important site of renin-angiotensin metabolism. While angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (collectively AIABs) have a role in left ventricular (LV) disease, the impact of AIABs on right ventricular (RV) function is unknown. AIAB use was determined by medication inventory during the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis baseline examination. RV measures were obtained via cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. The relationship between AIAB use and RV measures was assessed using multivariable linear regression, stratified by race/ethnicity, and adjusted for multiple covariates. AIAB use was associated with lower RV mass (-0.7 g, 95% confidence interval [CI] -1.3 to -0.1, P=0.03) in African Americans (N=1012) after adjustment for multiple covariates including LV mass. Among Caucasians (N=1591), AIAB use was associated with larger RV end-diastolic volume (3.7 mL, 95% CI 0.7-6.8, P=0.02) after adjustment for LV volume. No significant associations were seen between AIAB use and other RV measures or in Hispanic or Chinese American participants. AIAB use was associated with RV morphology in a race-specific and LV-independent manner, suggesting the renin-angiotensin system may play a unique role in RV structure and function. The use of AIABs in those with RV dysfunction warrants further study.
Authors:
Corey E Ventetuolo; Joao A C Lima; R Graham Barr; Michael R Bristow; Emilia Bagiella; Harjit Chahal; Jorge R Kizer; David J Lederer; David A Bluemke; Steven M Kawut
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pulmonary circulation     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2045-8940     ISO Abbreviation:  Pulm Circ     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-06     Completed Date:  2012-12-12     Revised Date:  2014-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101557243     Medline TA:  Pulm Circ     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  379-86     Citation Subset:  -    
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R01 HL077612/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; R01 HL093081/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
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