Age- and gender-specific changes in the left ventricular relaxation: a Doppler echocardiographic study in healthy individuals.

@article{Okura2009AgeAG,
  title={Age- and gender-specific changes in the left ventricular relaxation: a Doppler echocardiographic study in healthy individuals.},
  author={Hiroyuki Okura and Yuko Takada and Azusa Yamabe and Tomoichiro Kubo and Koichiro Asawa and Takeshi Ozaki and Hiroyuki Yamagishi and Iku Toda and Minoru Yoshiyama and Junichi Yoshikawa and Kiyoshi Yoshida},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={41-6}
}
BACKGROUND Although left ventricular diastolic function has been shown to deteriorate with advancing age, its gender-specific change is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate age- and gender-specific changes in tissue Doppler-derived left ventricular diastolic index, E'. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 1333 healthy individual without known heart disease or hypertension (mean age, 55 years; range, 10 to 89) were enrolled and studied. Peak early mitral annular velocity (E') and peak… CONTINUE READING
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