Left atrial systolic force and cardiovascular outcome: The strong heart study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Atrial Function, Left
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Indians, North American

abstract

  • In a population-based sample of middle-aged and elderly adults with a high prevalence of hypertension and diabetes and without prevalent cardiovascular disease, LASF was associated with geometric changes of the heart and with increased rate of combined fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjhyper.2005.05.036

PubMed ID

  • 16364827

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1570

end page

  • 6; discussion 1577

volume

  • 18

number

  • 12