Left ventricular myocardial dyssynchrony is already present in nondiabetic patients with metabolic syndrome.

Abstract

The presence of left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony in individuals with metabolic syndrome (MetS), a predictor of type 2 diabetes (T2D), lacks clarity. We compared LV dyssynchrony in MetS individuals with and without T2D, and healthy control subjects using speckle-tracking imaging echocardiography. Ninety-two MetS participants (64 without, 28 with T2D) and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.10.019

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