Mucahit Tufenk

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AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between an increase in arterial stiffness and the development of left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred forty essential hypertension patients were included in the study. Patients were divided into two groups based on echocardiographic(More)
The cardiovascular system is one of the primary targets in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome. The valves are the most frequently affected. Atherosclerosis and coronary thrombosis are also seen. The risk of acute coronary syndrome is 10 times higher in patients with APS. We present an APS patient case who was hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome(More)
ABSTRACT Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a form of dilated cardiomyopathy that is defined as deterioration in cardiac function presenting typically between the last month of pregnancy and up to five months postpartum. As with other forms of dilated cardiomyopathy, PPCM involves systolic dysfunction of the heart with a decrease of the left ventricular ejection(More)
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