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Association of Aortic Root Dilation from Early Adulthood to Middle Age with Cardiac Structure and Function: The CARDIA Study.

Authors
  • Nwabuo, Chike C1
  • Moreira, Henrique T1
  • Vasconcellos, Henrique D1
  • Ambale-Venkatesh, Bharath1
  • Yoneyama, Kihei1
  • Ohyama, Yoshiaki1
  • Sharma, Ravi K1
  • Armstrong, Anderson C1
  • Ostovaneh, Mohammed R1
  • Lewis, Cora E2
  • Liu, Kiang3
  • Schreiner, Pamela J4
  • Ogunyankin, Kofo O3
  • Gidding, Samuel S5
  • Lima, João A C6
  • 1 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 2 University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama.
  • 3 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 4 University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • 5 Nemours Cardiac Center, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware.
  • 6 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
30
Issue
12
Pages
1172–1179
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.echo.2017.08.001
PMID: 28927559
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Progressive increase in aortic root diameter from early adulthood to middle age was associated with increased LV mass and LV concentric remodeling in both sexes and impaired diastolic function predominantly in women.

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