Epicardial fat thickness as associated with left ventricular myocardial performance in patients with newly diagnosed hypertension


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Borekci A., Gur M., Seker T., Ucar A. K. , Baykan A. O. , Elbasan Z., ...Daha Fazla

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.43, ss.705-713, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5543/tkda.2015.95902
  • Dergi Adı: TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.705-713

Özet

Objective: Epicardial fat thickness (EFth) is associated with both left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and diastolic dysfunction. However, the effect of EFth on myocardial performance is not known. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between EFth and tissue Doppler myocardial performance index (TD-MPI), which incorporates both systolic and diastolic left ventricular (LV) function, in newly diagnosed hypertension (HT) patients.