International Medical Journal, Vol. 9., Iss. 1, 2003, P. 28−30.
PULMONARY HYPERTENSION IN DIAGNOSIS OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION OF THE LEFT VENTRICLE IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
The findings of echocardiography were used to reveal interrelation between the degree of pulmonary hypertension and severity of diastolic dysfunction of the left ventricle in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Restrictive filling of the left ventricle is shown to be observed in marked pulmonary hypertension.