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Losartan improves regional left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in patients with hypertension: accurate evaluation using a newly developed color-coded tissue doppler imaging technique.

Authors
  • Tanaka, Hideji
  • Oki, Takashi
  • Tabata, Tomotsugu
  • Yamada, Hirotsugu
  • Harada, Kenji
  • Kimura, Eriko
  • Oishi, Yoshifumi
  • Ishimoto, Takeo
  • Ito, Susumu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Cardiac Failure
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2004
Volume
10
Issue
5
Pages
412–420
Identifiers
PMID: 15470652
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Losartan improves regional LV function in patients with hypertension. Our newly developed averaged MVP and MVG measurements may be useful for accurately evaluating regional LV myocardial contractility and relaxation in these patients.

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