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Ultrasonic characterization (integrated backscatter) of myocardial tissue in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

Authors
  • Jin, Xiucai
  • Rong, Shu
  • Mei, Changlin
  • Chen, Jiabin
  • Ye, Chaoyang
  • Chen, Xiaoyu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephron Clinical Practice
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
114
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000276581
PMID: 20090371
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

ADPKD patients experienced myocardial interstitial collagen deposition and impairment to myocardial contractile performance, which were both aggravated by hypertension. IBS seems to be a useful tool for the assessment of myocardial changes in ADPKD patients.

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