Relation of impaired left ventricular filling to systolic midwall mechanics in hypertensive patients with normal left ventricular systolic chamber function: The Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hypertension
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
  • Ventricular Function, Left

abstract

  • In patients with moderate hypertension and target organ damage who have normal LV ejection fraction, impaired early diastolic LV relaxation (abnormal E/A ratio, prolonged IVRT and deceleration time) is associated with impaired LV systolic midwall mechanics independent of higher LV mass.

publication date

  • September 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ahj.2004.03.015

PubMed ID

  • 15389245

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 538

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 148

number

  • 3