Change in systolic left ventricular performance after 3 years of antihypertensive treatment: The Losartan Intervention for Endpoint (LIFE) study Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

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

abstract

  • Antihypertensive therapy reduced LVM and increased LV midwall shortening and contractility with a small decrease in LV chamber function and significant increase in SV. Change in systolic LV performance was independently associated inversely with change in LVM, RWT, and BP and directly with change in SV.

publication date

  • July 9, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000021601.49664.2A

PubMed ID

  • 12105163

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 227

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 106

number

  • 2