Liver stiffness value obtained with ElastPQ ultrasound increases with NYHA class in chronic heart failure patients and reduced ejection fraction


Icen Y. K. , Demirtas A. O. , Koc A. S. , Sumbul H. E. , Koc M.

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.47, no.4, pp.281-293, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2018.62282
  • Title of Journal : TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-293

Abstract

Objective: Liver stiffness (LS) values are known to be associated with increased right ventricle (RV) pressure in patients with heart failure (HF). The aim of this study was to determine the changes in LS in patients of different New York Heart Association (NYHA) classes and the parameters related to increased LS in HF patients with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).