Left atrial mechanical function in patients with essential hypertension


Erol M., Yilmaz M., Acikel M., Karakelleoglu S.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.57, no.5, pp.323-327, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.57.5.2005447
  • Journal Name: ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.323-327
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective - This study was carried out to assess the left atrial (LA) mechanical function in patients with essential hypertension with two-dimensional echocardiography by means of left atrial volume measurements.