Impact of age on pulmonary artery systolic pressures at rest and with exercise

  title={Impact of age on pulmonary artery systolic pressures at rest and with exercise},
  author={Garvan C Kane and Arun K. Sachdev and Hector R Villarraga and Naser M. Ammash and Jae Kon Oh and M Mcgoon and Patricia A. Pellikka and Robert Benjamin McCully},
  booktitle={Echo research and practice},
AIM It is not well known if advancing age influences normal rest or exercise pulmonary artery pressures. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the association of increasing age with measurements of pulmonary artery systolic pressure at rest and with exercise. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 467 adults without cardiopulmonary disease and normal exercise capacity (age range: 18-85 years) underwent symptom-limited treadmill exercise testing with Doppler measurement of rest and exercise… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 36 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
4 Citations
40 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 references

Effects of age on pulmonary artert systolic pressure at rest and during exercise in normal adults

  • H Majoub, F Levy, +4 authors C Tribouilloy
  • European Journal of Echocardiography
  • 2009

Pulmonary hypertension : diagnosis and management

  • GC McGoonMDKane
  • Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…