Pulmonary artery to aorta ratio for the detection of pulmonary hypertension: cardiovascular magnetic resonance and invasive hemodynamics in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction


Karakus G. , Kammerlander A. A. , Aschauer S., Marzluf B. A. , Zotter-Tufaro C., Bachmann A., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, cilt.17, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/s12968-015-0184-3
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE

Özet

Background: Previous work indicates that dilatation of the pulmonary artery (PA) itself or in relation to the ascending aorta (PA:Ao ratio) predicts pulmonary hypertension (PH). Whether these results also apply for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is unknown.