The influence of circadian variations on echocardiographic parameters in healthy people.


BACKGROUND Our aim was to investigate whether diastolic functions, myocardial velocities and pulmonary vein flow show diurnal variation within a 24-hour day. METHOD AND RESULTS Fourty-four healthy subjects with no history of cardiovascular or systemic diseases (32 males, 12 females; mean age 34.7 ± 8.7 years, mean BMI: 25.5 ± 3.5 kg/m(2)) were enrolled in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01411.x


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