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*  Left ventricular hypertrophy Tests and diagnosis - Mayo Clinic
Your doctor can look for patterns that indicate abnormal heart function and increased left ventricle muscle tissue. ... factors that increase your risk for left ventricular hypertrophy include:. *Age. Left ventricular hypertrophy is more common in ... This is the most common cause of left ventricular hypertrophy. More than one-third of people show evidence of left ventricular ... Left ventricular hypertrophy can occur when some factor makes your heart work harder than normal to pump blood to your body. ...
  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/left-ventricular-hypertrophy/basics/tests-diagnosis/CON-20026690?p=1
*  Chronic heart failure still 'a major issue'
Right Ventricular Function Working Group on Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Diseases Working Group on Myocardial Function Working ... It was recently approved for the treatment of symptomatic chronic heart failure in patients with a reduced left ventricular ... advanced heart failure improved with better management of comorbidities and improved survival after implantation of ventricular ...
  https://www.escardio.org/Congresses-&-Events/Heart-Failure/Congress-resources/chronic-heart-failure-still-a-major-issue
*  Pressure-Flow Studies in Man: Effect of Respiration on Left Ventricular Stroke Volume | Circulation
Pressure-Flow Studies in Man: Effect of Respiration on Left Ventricular Stroke Volume. JEROME RUSKIN, ROBERT J. BACHE, JUDITH C ... The pressure gradient technique was used to evaluate effects of respiration on left ventricular stroke volume in 22 patients: ... These results are consistent with a reduction in left ventricular filling during inspiration as the factor primarily ... In patients with pericardial tamponade, variations in left ventricular stroke volume, systolic pressure and pulse pressure were ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/48/1/79
*  The Effects of Vasodilator Therapy on Mortality in Chronic Congestive Heart failure - American College of Cardiology
... and diuretics in patients with chronic congestive heart failure can have a favorable effect on left ventricular function and ... Change in left ventricular ejection fraction. Drug/Procedures Used: Hydralazine (average of 270mg QID). Isosorbide dinitrate ( ... Significant improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction in eight weeks and one year in hydralazine/isosorbide dinitrate ... Vasodilator therapy improves survival in symptomatic patients with heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction on digitalis ...
  http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/clinical-trials/2010/02/23/19/25/vhefti
*  Effects of Partial Left Ventriculectomy on Cardiac Performance | Circulation
... by echocardiographic automated border detection as a surrogate for pressure-volume relations to assess ventricular function in ... Assessment of left ventricular performance by on-line pressure-area relations using echocardiographic automated border ... Assessment of the immediate effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on left ventricular performance by on-line pressure-area ... Effects of Partial Left Ventriculectomy on Cardiac Performance. Kiyotaka Fukamachi, Patrick M. McCarthy, Randall C. Starling, ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/98/19/2098d
*  Transient giant negative T wave in acute anterior myocardial infarction predicts R wave recovery and preservation of left...
... may predict a reappearance of the R wave and a better left ventricular function in patients in the chronic stage of anterior ... negative T wave in acute anterior myocardial infarction predicts R wave recovery and preservation of left ventricular function. ... negative T wave in acute anterior myocardial infarction predicts R wave recovery and preservation of left ventricular function. ... METHODS: Coronary angiographic and electrocardiographic findings, left ventricular ejection fraction in the chronic stage, and ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/75/3/229
*  Quantitative gated blood pool tomographic assessment of regional ejection fraction: Definition of normal limits | JACC: Journal...
Abnormalities in left ventricular function may not be accurately detected by measures of global function because hyperkuiesia ... Although the variability was lower using five versus nine ventricular divisions, nine regions offer greater spatial resolution ... Alternative methods for selecting the ventricular axis, calculating regional ejection fraction and choosing the number of ... ventricular divisions were studied In 15 normal volunteers to select the combination of parameter that produced the lowest ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/20/4/934
*  Resynchronization/Defibrillation for Ambulatory Heart Failure Trial - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
The most important predictors of mortality in heart failure patients are depressed left ventricular function, severity of ... Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) less than or equal to 30% by multigated acquisition scan (MUGA)/catheterization OR ... OR chronic persistent atrial tachyarrhythmia with resting ventricular heart rate , 60 bpm and 6 minute hall walk ventricular ... Recently, a new therapy has been developed for advanced heart failure patients with a ventricular conduction abnormality. This ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT00251251?show_locs=Y
*  Effect of acute myocardial infarction on serum zinc level
ECG showing left ventricular to evaluate serum zinc levels in acute myocardial hypertrophy, bundle branch block, infarction ... Critical physiological role of the zinc in the structure and function of biomembranes. Life Science. 28: 1425-38, 1981. 4. ...
  http://spotidoc.com/doc/6256/effect-of-acute-myocardial-infarction-on-serum-zinc-level
*  Surgical therapy for heart failure: care of the patient with partial left ventriculectomy. When to transplant: recipient...
... care of the patient with partial left ventriculectomy. When to transplant: recipient selection for heart transplantation ... Partial left ventriculectomy (PLV) may improve cardiac function for some patients with late-stage heart failure, and may reduce ... Surgical resection of a portion of the left ventricle restores normal ventricular diameter to the dilated myocardium. At the ... Surgery, Heart failure, Heart ventricle, Left, Left heart ventricle, Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Congestive cardiomyopathy User ...
  http://www.readabstracts.com/Health-care-industry/Surgical-therapy-for-heart-failure-care-of-the-patient-with-partial-left-ventriculectomy.html
*  Heart Failure Treatments | Crestor Heart Failure Lawyer
When the main problem of heart failure is the reduced flow of blood out of the left ventricle, certain medications can help. ... Surgery can be used to implant ventricular assist devices to help the weakened heart pump better. Other devices that may be ... When the heart valves aren't functioning properly, heart valve repair or replacement may be done to relieve congestive heart ... The heart, a muscle like other muscles in the body, needs oxygenated blood delivered to it to function. ...
  http://www.crestorheartfailurelawyer.com/treatments/
*  left ventricular function - Heart Disease - MedHelp
AV node ablation two years ago and have recently developed symptoms suggesting perhaps reduced left ventricular function. I ... Right ventricular pacing probably does lead to some decrease in left ventricular function over time. This is in part due to the ... left ventricular function Irene I have continuous pacing following AV node ablation two years ago and have recently developed ... one article claims that right ventricular pacing enhances left ventricular output, but another takes the opposite view and ...
  https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Heart-Disease/left-ventricular-function/show/252764
*  Left ventricular function and exercise capacity.
To determine the impact of measures of cardiac function assessed by echocardiography on e ... Limited information exists regarding the role of left ventricular function in predicting exercise capacity and impact on age- ... Variation of left ventricular systolic function within the normal range was not associated with exercise capacity. Left ... 1361935 - Impact of chronic oral h2-antagonist therapy on left ventricular systolic function and .... 20731195 - Muscle damage ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Left-ventricular-function-exercise-capacity/19155455.html
*  Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Function in Type 1 Gaucher's Disease
... Mirta Koželj,1 Samo Zver,2 and Vesna ... a quantitative assessment integrating left ventricular function," Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, vol. 12 ... a noninvasive technique for evaluation of left ventricular relaxation and estimation of filling pressures," Journal of the ... "Value of N-terminal proBNP in the diagnosis of left ventricular systolic dysfunction in primary care patients referred for ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ah/2010/820843/ref/
*  Mechanisms underpinning exercise-induced changes in left ventricular function.
... and left ventricular (LV) performance, the exact mechanism(s) responsible for this phenomenon is not fully un ... Next Document: Postexercise changes in left ventricular function: the evidence so far.. ... Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology*, physiopathology. From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of ... 19472633 - Automated versus manual detection of left ventricular wall motion abnormalities by gate.... 16649553 - Effects of ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Mechanisms-underpinning-exercise-induced-changes/18614953.html
*  Echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular function in coronary arterial disease. | Heart
In summary, increase of the left ventricular end-diastolic dimension or left ventricular end-diastolic dimension index is ... This investigation was designed to determine the role of echocardiography in the assessment of left ventricular function in ... The left ventricular end-diastolic dimension index was increased (greater than 3 cm/m2) in 15 patients, all of whom had ... The echocardiographic left ventricular end-diastolic dimension was increased to more than 5-4 cm in 17 patients. Fifteen of ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/39/2/139
*  Levosimendan for patients with impaired left ventricular function undergoing cardiac surgery.
2344679 - Three-dimensional left ventricular midwall dynamics in the transplanted human heart.. ... 11167109 - Right ventricular support for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting studied with bi-.... 7408149 - Perioperative ... echocardiographic evaluation of cardiovascular function: assessment of ch.... 7606999 - Pericardial involvement during the ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Levosimendan-patients-with-impaired-left/17670579.html
*  93 Left ventricular function changes in a general pacemaker population
An abstract of the study "Left ventricular function changes in a general pacemaker population," by W. Mampuya and colleagues is ... An abstract of the article "Potential utility of global left ventricular end-systolic wall stress measured by CMR," by Judy Luu ... 144 Impact of sinvastatin on left ventricular diastolic dysfunction: results of randomized study. Marsaro, E.A.; Dias, D.L.; ... An abstract of the study "Acute effects of left ventricular asynchronous activation in normal hearts," by M. Vasconcelos and ...
  http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/abstracts/22368716/93-left-ventricular-function-changes-general-pacemaker-population
*  Ultrasound Assessment of Left Ventricular Function Following Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Bypass Grafting | Circulation
Ultrasound Assessment of Left Ventricular Function Following Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Bypass Grafting. JOSEPH KISSLO, ... Ultrasound Assessment of Left Ventricular Function Following Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Bypass Grafting ... Ultrasound Assessment of Left Ventricular Function Following Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Bypass Grafting ... Ultrasound Assessment of Left Ventricular Function Following Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Bypass Grafting ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/48/1S3/III-156
*  Left ventricular function in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
16531807 - Combined assessment of left ventricular perfusion and function by gated single-photon e.... 17580167 - Liver ... Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), DM-induced complications, and left ventricular (LV) function as assessed using conventional ... 12090907 - Fosinopril improves left ventricular diastolic function in young mildly hypertensive pa.... ... and regional ventricular function by VVI, were not significantly different between the two groups. Using the conventional and ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Left-ventricular-function-in-children/20339497.html
*  Left ventricular function at rest and during exercise in acute hypothyroidism. | Heart
The effect of hypothyroidism on left ventricular function at rest and during exercise was studied in nine patients without ... left ventricular ejection fraction, and the systolic pressure:volume relation of the left ventricle, which was used as an ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/60/3/204
*  An Indirect Method for Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function in Acute Myocardial Infarction | Circulation
An Indirect Method for Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function in Acute Myocardial Infarction. CLARENCE M. AGRESS, STANLEY ... An Indirect Method for Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function in Acute Myocardial Infarction ... An Indirect Method for Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function in Acute Myocardial Infarction ... An Indirect Method for Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function in Acute Myocardial Infarction ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/46/2/291
*  Left Ventricular Function in Heart Failure Improved Through Gene Transfer - MPR
Left Ventricular Function in Heart Failure Improved Through Gene Transfer. This article originally appeared here. ... Increased basal left ventricular peak pressure decline was seen with AC6 gene transfer; increased arrhythmias were not seen ...
  http://www.empr.com/medical-news/left-ventricular-function-in-heart-failure-improved-through-gene-transfer/article/486458/
*  Pharmacological inhibition of PTEN limits myocardial infarct size and improves left ventricular function postinfarction.
IS was assessed at 4 h reperfusion, and left ventricular function was evaluated by echocardiography at 28 days postreperfusion ... Previous Document: Effects of dietary omega-3 fatty acids on ventricular function in dogs with healed myocardial infarc.... ... Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / drug therapy*, physiopathology. bcl-2-Associated X Protein / metabolism. ... significantly reduced IS and suppressed caspase-3 activity following I/R injury and consequentially improved cardiac function ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Pharmacological-inhibition-PTEN-limits-myocardial/20097771.html
*  Left ventricular function during porcine-resuscitated septic shock with pre-existing atherosclerosis
... left ventricular; LVEDP, left ventricular end-diastolic pressure; LVEDV, left ventricular end-diastolic volume; MAP, mean ... Keywords: Septic shock, Septic cardiomyopathy, Left ventricular function, Ventricular dilatation, Atherosclerosis, Comorbidity ... dp/dtmin, stroke volume, ejection fraction, left ventricular end-systolic volume (LVESV) and left ventricular end-diastolic ... Left ventricular function during porcine-resuscitated septic shock with pre-existing atherosclerosis. Benedikt L. Nußbaum,. ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC4894859/