quarta-feira, maio 06, 2009
Até Hipertensão leve altera a diástole!
Conclusion— Even mild hypertension seems to be associated with a reduction in early diastolic filling. This results in augmented late left ventricular diastolic filling due to active atrial contraction and may be the mechanism for the increase in left atrial size.
Impact of Mild Hypertension on Left Atrial Size and Function
Suzanne Eshoo, MD; David L. Ross, MD and Liza Thomas, MD, PhD
Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2009;2:93-99