Russian Heart Failure Journal 2005year Diastolic dysfunction of left and right ventricles and possibilities for its correction in patients with arterial hypertension


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Diastolic dysfunction of left and right ventricles and possibilities for its correction in patients with arterial hypertension

Veber V.R., Rubanova M.P., Zhmaylova S.V., Kopina M.N.

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The LV and right ventricular (RV) diastolic function was evaluated in 65 patients with degree II arterial hypertension (AH) (WHO/IAH?, mean age 50.6±1.2 years) using Doppler echoCG at rest and in cold stress. The study demonstrated a possibility for asynchronous development of ventricular diastolic dysfunction with its prevalence of 14.7% for LV and 23.5% for RV. Disorders of both LV and RV diastolic function were revealed in 26.5% of patients. The cold test considerably more frequently induced impairment of RV than LV diastolic function. Both LV and RV diastolic dysfunction can be sufficiently well corrected with lisinopril, nebivolol and amlodipine.

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