Percent emphysema and right ventricular structure and function: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis-lung and multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis-right ventricle studies Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart Ventricles
  • Pulmonary Emphysema
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Right

abstract

  • Percent emphysema was associated with smaller RV volumes and lower mass. The relationship of emphysema to cardiac function is complex but likely involves increased pulmonary vascular resistance, predominantly with reduced cardiac output, pulmonary hyperinflation, and accelerated cardiopulmonary aging.

publication date

  • July 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3704233

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.12-1779

PubMed ID

  • 23450302

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 136

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 144

number

  • 1