Diastolic dysfunction in persons with hypertensive heart failure.

@article{Oyati2004DiastolicDI,
  title={Diastolic dysfunction in persons with hypertensive heart failure.},
  author={Imhogene Albert Oyati and Sulei Solomon Danbauchi and Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan and Mohammed Sani Isa},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={96 7},
  pages={
          968-73
        }
}
Arterial hypertension is the commonest cause of heart failure in the Savannah region of Nigeria. The prevalence of diastolic dysfunction in patients with hypertensive heart failure in this region is unknown. This needs to be determined, since it may influence therapy. Left ventricular function of 95 patients with hypertensive heart failure and 92 age-/sex-matched, healthy normotensive control was determined by echocardiography using ALOKA SSD 1700 two-dimensional echocardiograph/ Doppler and… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-8 OF 8 CITATIONS