Catheterization of left heart

Known as: Left Heart Catheterization, Left heart cardiac catheterization 
The passage of a catheter into the left ventricle for the purposes of angiography, measurement of ventricular pressures, and/or oxygen saturation.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
AIMS In patients with systolic heart failure (SHF) a high prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been documented. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
AIMS Left heart catheterization carries a risk for cerebral complications. The aims of this prospective study were to determine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) is a vasodilator produced by the vascular endothelium. It shares structural and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) is a noninvasive, pneumatic technique that provides beneficial effects for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Congestive heart failure is related to contraction and relaxation abnormalities of the ventricle. Isolated analysis of… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of intracardiac echocardiography to guide… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to evaluate the relation between the velocity of flow propagation and left ventricular… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
To determine the effect of filling pressure on the pattern of left ventricular filling in humans, the mitral flow velocity… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
An eight-electrode conductance catheter previously developed by us and used to determine stroke volume in dogs was applied in… (More)
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1961
1961
Transseptal left heart catheterizations were carried out in 18 patients without apparent evidence of organic cardiovascular… (More)
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