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The prognostic role of exercise echocardiography in heart failure.

Authors
  • Rubiś, Paweł
  • Drabik, Leszek
  • Kopeć, Grzegorz
  • Olszowska, Maria
  • Płazak, Wojciech
  • Podolec, Piotr
Type
Published Article
Journal
Kardiologia polska
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
69
Issue
7
Pages
656–663
Identifiers
PMID: 21769781
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

During exercise, more severe systolic and diastolic dysfunction with the elevation of pulmonary arterial pressure is more prevalent in HF patients who have a poorer outcome. The estimation of common parameters such as EF, RVSP and E/E' using ex-echo, provides prognostic information in HF.

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