The Effect of Pulmonary Hypertension on Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease: A Tissue Doppler Imaging and Right Cardiac Catheterization Study

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Acikel M., Kose N., Aribas A., Kaynar H., Sevimli S., Gurlertop Y., ...More

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.33, no.8, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.20568
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY


Background: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) caused by chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) essentially involves the right heart. Also left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic functions may be affected.