Impact of Chronic Emotional Stress on Myocardial Function in Postmenopausal Women and Its Relationship with Endothelial Dysfunction

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES An association between chronic stress and cardiovascular diseases has been described, but the underlying mechanisms have not been fully elucidated. We investigate the impact of perceived stress on the left ventricular (LV) and endothelial functions in postmenopausal women. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We investigated 64 consecutive… (More)
DOI: 10.4070/kcj.2013.43.5.295

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