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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanisms responsible for reduced aerobic capacity (peak Vo(2)) in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF). (More)
OBJECTIVES The study sought to evaluate the effects of endurance exercise training (ET) on endothelial-dependent flow-mediated arterial dilation (FMD) and carotid artery stiffness, and their(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the mechanisms for improved exercise capacity after endurance exercise training (ET) in elderly patients with heart failure and preserved ejection(More)
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to determine if cardiac cycle-dependent changes in proximal thoracic aortic area and distensibility are associated with exercise intolerance in elderly patients(More)
Doppler analysis of mitral flow provides a means of analyzing left ventricular (LV) diastolic function. While experimental studies have suggested that changes in left atrial pressure may affect the(More)