Coronary flow reserve in hypertensive patients with appropriate or inappropriate left ventricular mass.

@article{Galderisi2003CoronaryFR,
  title={Coronary flow reserve in hypertensive patients with appropriate or inappropriate left ventricular mass.},
  author={Maurizio Galderisi and Giovanni de Simone and Silvana Cicala and Luigi De Simone and Arcangelo D'Errico and Pio Caso and Oreste de Divitiis},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={2183-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between coronary flow reserve (CFR) and levels of left ventricular mass (LVM) exceeding the compensatory needs in arterial hypertension. DESIGN, SETTINGS AND PATIENTS: The association between the excess of LV mass and CFR was assessed in a population of 40 consecutive hypertensive outpatients free of coronary heart disease, 22 with appropriate and 17 with inappropriately high LVM (i.e. LVM exceeding 128% of the value predicted by sex, stroke work and height… CONTINUE READING
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