Systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony in patients with diastolic heart failure and the effect of medical therapy.

@article{Wang2007SystolicAD,
  title={Systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony in patients with diastolic heart failure and the effect of medical therapy.},
  author={Jianwen Wang and Karla M. Kurrelmeyer and Guillermo Torre-Amione and Sherif F. Nagueh},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={88-96}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony in diastolic heart failure (DHF) patients and identify the effects of medical therapy. BACKGROUND The prevalence of systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony in DHF patients is unknown with no data on the effects of medical therapy on dyssynchrony. METHODS Patients presenting with DHF (n = 60; 61 +/- 9 years old, 35 women) underwent echocardiographic imaging simultaneous with invasive… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 78 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…