Change in diastolic left ventricular filling after one year of antihypertensive treatment: The losartan intervention for endpoint reduction in hypertension (LIFE) study Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • Antihypertensive therapy resulting in LV mass or relative wall thickness regression is associated with significant improvement of diastolic filling parameters related to active relaxation and passive chamber stiffness compared with patients without regression, independent of BP reduction; however, abnormalities of diastolic LV filling remain common.

publication date

  • March 5, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/hc0902.104599

PubMed ID

  • 11877357

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1071

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 105

number

  • 9