Evidence of functional and structural cardiac abnormalities in cirrhotic patients with and without ascites.

@article{Pozzi1997EvidenceOF,
  title={Evidence of functional and structural cardiac abnormalities in cirrhotic patients with and without ascites.},
  author={M. Pozzi and Stefano Carugo and Giuseppe Boari and V. Mangili Pecci and Sergio De Ceglia and Stefano Maggiolini and Gian Battista Bolla and Luigi Roffi and Monica Failla and Guido Grassi and Cristina Giannattasio and Giuseppe Mancia},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={1131-7}
}
Cirrhosis is associated with cardiovascular abnormalities. Scanty information is available as to whether these include left ventricle diastolic dysfunction and wall thickness increase. To this aim in 27 cirrhotic patients with tense ascites, 17 cirrhotic patients with previous episodes of ascites (not actual), and 11 controls we investigated by… CONTINUE READING