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Clin Sci (Lond) (2016) 130 (8): 613-623.
Published: 08 March 2016
... dysfunction and ultimately demonstrate the protective effects of oestrogen replacement therapy. autonomic developmental origins echocardiography heart rate variability • Sexual dimorphism has been observed in the developmental origins of cardiovascular disease, with young adult women...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2013) 124 (6): 391-401.
Published: 27 November 2012
.... Using echocardiography in a long-term fluid-resuscitated Wistar rat model of faecal peritonitis we investigated whether depressed myocardial function could be detected at an early stage of sepsis and, if so, whether the degree of depression could predict eventual outcome. At 6 h post-insult, a stroke...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2013) 124 (2): 115-122.
Published: 26 September 2012
... atherosclerosis in animals. In the present study, we sought to investigate the association of A-FABP with HF (heart failure) in Chinese subjects. Serum A-FABP levels were measured in 252 HF patients and 261 age-, gender- and BMI (body mass index)-matched non-HF subjects. Echocardiography was performed on each...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2011) 120 (4): 153-160.
Published: 02 November 2010
... © 2011 Biochemical Society 2011 adolescent cardiovascular risk echocardiography endothelium-derived dilation gender insulin sensitivity young adulthood Insulin resistance is generally considered to be relevant to CVD (cardiovascular disease) risk [ 1 ]. Research studies in adults have...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2010) 119 (5): 203-205.
Published: 02 June 2010
... necessary and available, specific treatment. Correspondence: Professor Aldo Clerico (email clerico@ifc.cnr.it ). 29 4 2010 4 5 2010 4 5 2010 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2010 Biochemical Society 2010 biomarker cardiac troponin T (cTnT) echocardiography high...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2010) 119 (5): 207-213.
Published: 02 June 2010
... 2010 biomarker cardiac troponin T (cTnT) echocardiography high-sensitive cardiac troponin T (hsTnT) prognosis pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) Chronic PAH (pulmonary arterial hypertension), a potential consequence of many distinct disease mechanisms, is characterized by...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2009) 118 (3): 211-220.
Published: 02 November 2009
... tissue of diabetic rats. Echocardiography showed that diabetes was associated with increased end-systolic diameters, and depressed global systolic function and diastolic dysfunction, as assessed by transmitral Doppler velocity profile. These changes were completely reversed by insulin or ramipril...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2009) 118 (2): 121-123.
Published: 19 October 2009
...: Professor Julian M. Stewart (email stewart@nymc.edu ). 15 6 2009 18 6 2009 18 6 2009 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2010 Biochemical Society 2010 anaemia cardiac output chronic fatigue syndrome deconditioning echocardiography hypovolaemia The interesting paper in...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2009) 118 (2): 125-135.
Published: 19 October 2009
... compilation © 2010 Biochemical Society 2010 anaemia cardiac output chronic fatigue syndrome deconditioning echocardiography hypovolaemia The severe debilitating fatigue of CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) is commonly accompanied by a cluster of symptoms that suggest an underlying chronic or...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2009) 116 (7): 599-606.
Published: 02 March 2009
... underwent echocardiography, including tissue Doppler imaging, determining left ventricular mass, cardiac output, systolic and diastolic velocities, and wall stress. A total of 32 were assessed again at a median of 37 weeks of gestation. Non-pregnant control estimates ( n =9) were obtained by averaging four...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2008) 115 (9): 295-300.
Published: 01 October 2008
... flow reserve was measured using transthoracic echocardiography during intravenous adenosine infusion. Mean diastolic velocities were measured at baseline and peak hyperaemic conditions from the Doppler signal recordings. CVR (coronary velocity reserve) was defined as the ratio of hyperaemic to basal...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2008) 114 (6): 423-430.
Published: 12 February 2008
... (LV ejection fraction) <55%] and echocardiography respectively. LE (late enhancement) with gadolinium was detected in 17 (38%) patients. The average cost/day was $2723. The median (interquartile range) admission cost was $19059 ($10891–157917). CMR LVEF {OR (odds ratio), 0.93 [95% CI (confidence...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2008) 114 (4): 313-320.
Published: 15 January 2008
... Journal compilation © 2008 Biochemical Society 2008 cardiovascular risk echocardiography left ventricular hypertrophy tissue Doppler imaging Type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a CHD (coronary heart disease) risk equivalent [ 1 ] associated with a significant cardiovascular...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2007) 113 (5): 259-266.
Published: 01 August 2007
... ). 9 3 2007 27 4 2007 3 5 2007 3 5 2007 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2007 Biochemical Society 2007 aortic coarctation aortic stiffness echocardiography hypertension myocardial abnormality strain rate imaging ventricular function The long-term follow-up...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2007) 112 (11): 577-582.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Biochemical Society 2007 echocardiography electrocardiography genotyping hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) molecular diagnosis negative T wave HCM (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) is a primary cardiac disorder, often transmitted genetically, with a...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2007) 112 (9): 493-498.
Published: 02 April 2007
... The Biochemical Society 2007 endothelium-derived dilation echocardiography glucose tolerance hyperglycaemia insulin overweight children A primary function of the vascular endothelium is the secretion of NO (nitric oxide), which is responsible for vasodilation [ 1 , 2 ] and...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2006) 111 (6): 365-372.
Published: 14 November 2006
...) echocardiography hypertension left ventricular mass pharmacogenetics Recently, a polymorphism in an isoenzyme of cytochrome P450 3A (CYP3A), CYP3A5, has attracted increasing attention in cardiovascular research. This results from the fact that CYP3A5 is not only involved in drug metabolism, but is also...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2006) 110 (1): 109-116.
Published: 12 December 2005
... that anaemia also contributes to an increased risk of cardiac dysfunction in patients with Type II diabetes. In the present study, 228 consecutive adults with diabetes were investigated using transthoracic echocardiography. Echocardiographic parameters were correlated with the Hb (haemoglobin) level...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2005) 108 (1): 73-80.
Published: 15 December 2004
... recreational runners following a marathon. Runners ( n =52; 43 male and nine female; age, 35±10 years; height, 1.74±0.08 m; body mass, 75.9±8.9 kg) were assessed pre- and immediately post-marathon. LV function was assessed using standard M-mode two-dimensional Doppler echocardiography and TDI (tissue-Doppler...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2004) 107 (6): 539-557.
Published: 24 November 2004
.... Correspondence: Dr Rayaz A. Malik (email Rayaz.A.Malik@man.ac.uk ). 23 2 2004 20 8 2004 2 9 2004 2 9 2004 The Biochemical Society 2004 diabetic cardiomyopathy diagnosis echocardiography molecular mechanism treatment The epidemic of obesity and sedentary lifestyle...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2004) 107 (5): 449-460.
Published: 26 October 2004
... c.c.lang@dundee.ac.uk ). 2 8 2004 13 9 2004 13 9 2004 The Biochemical Society 2004 coronary microcirculation coronary flow reserve echocardiography endothelial dysfunction vasomotor function Measurement of endothelial function in patients has emerged as a useful...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2004) 107 (4): 415-422.
Published: 24 September 2004
... catheterization laboratory. We scored the severity of calcification at the AV (aortic valve) during two-dimensional echocardiography. The association between the trans-valvular pressure gradient, the severity of calcification of the AV and the value of PWV were analysed. We also analysed the serum levels of MMP-9...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2003) 105 (4): 395-397.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Sherif F. NAGUEH Echocardiography is an invaluable tool for the routine evaluation of patients with congestive heart failure. A number of Doppler modalities are now available. In this comment, the haemodynamic determinants and the clinical application of the more recent indices of left ventricular...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2003) 105 (4): 499-506.
Published: 01 October 2003
... rhythm with normal left ventricular systolic function who underwent echocardiography 30 min prior to and 30 min following haemodialysis. Following dialysis there were significant reductions in weight ( P <0.001), left atrial diameter ( P =0.001), the peak Doppler velocity of early diastolic...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2003) 105 (1): 59-66.
Published: 01 July 2003
...N. H. ANDERSEN; S. H. POULSEN; H. EISKJÆR; P. L. POULSEN; C. E. MOGENSEN Correspondence: Dr Niels Andersen (e-mail holmark@iekf.au.dk ). 30 10 2002 11 2 2003 14 3 2003 14 3 2003 © 2003 The Biochemical Society 2003 echocardiography left ventricle systole...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2002) 103 (s2002): 267S-271S.
Published: 01 September 2002
... mice (2.74±0.03mm versus 1.64±0.4mm P <0.05). Transthoracic echocardiography revealed that the percentage fractional shortening was reduced in infected CD1 mice but not in those infected mice treated with phosphoramidon. There was no effect of phosphoramidon in uninfected mice. Phosphoramidon (100 µ...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2002) 103 (s2002): 272S-275S.
Published: 01 September 2002
... analysed by echocardiography: ejection fraction (EF), velocity–time integral, E- and A-waves, E:A ratio, deceleration time (DT) and Doppler index were all measured. Statistical analysis was made by the Wilcoxon rank test. EF and serum ET-1 level decreased significantly (EF, 56.29±5.0% to 48.57±5.9%, P <...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2002) 103 (3): 283-293.
Published: 19 August 2002
... patients: 85 with hypertensive LVH and 28 controls without LVH and with normal filling. Patients with normal dobutamine stress echocardiography and no history of coronary artery disease were selected, in order to exclude a contribution from ischaemia or scar. Abnormal LV filling was identified in 65 LVH...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2002) 102 (5): 515-522.
Published: 22 April 2002
... echocardiography and M-mode echocardiography to determine mean mitral annular amplitude and peak velocity in systole and early and late diastole. The LV systolic mitral annular amplitude (S LAX , where LAX is long-axis amplitude) and peak velocity (S m ) correlated well with the respective early diastolic...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2001) 101 (1): 79-85.
Published: 12 June 2001
... physiological differences in left ventricular structure and predispose to particular responses of the left ventricle to pathological increases in load. M-mode echocardiography was used to measure left ventricular diastolic dimension and to estimate left ventricular mass index, relative wall thickness and stroke...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2001) 100 (1): 47-54.
Published: 14 December 2000
...-group comparisons of cardiac data. Therefore we investigated the relationships of body mass (BM), height and body surface area (BS) with a range of cardiac dimensions derived by echocardiography in 464 male and female elite junior athletes (age range 14–18 years; sporting allocation included rowers...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2000) 99 (1): 83-88.
Published: 21 June 2000
... Medical Research Society © 2000 2000 cardiotrophin-1 cytokines echocardiography heart failure 83Clinical Science (2000) 99, 83 88 (Printed in Great Britain) Elevated circulating cardiotrophin-1 in heart failure: relationship with parameters of left ventricular systolic dysfunction S. TALWAR, I...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1999) 97 (3): 377-383.
Published: 06 August 1999
...Jenny A. DEAGUE; Catherine M. WILSON; Leeanne E. GRIGG; Stephen B. HARRAP Increased left ventricular (LV) mass is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. LV mass is commonly estimated from echocardiography according to the Penn or ASE (American Society of Echocardiography...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1996) 91 (3): 275-281.
Published: 01 September 1996
...-old borderline to mild hypertensive subjects (477 males, 158 females) were studied. All subjects underwent echocardiography, 24 h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and 24 h urine collection for catecholamine dosage. 2. Subjects whose left ventricular shortening-stress relationship was above the 95...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1994) 87 (3): 275-287.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Paolo Palatini © 1994 The Biochemical Society and the Medical Research Society 1994 blood pressure cardiac performance echocardiography exercise haemodynamics hypertension left ventricle sport Clinical Science (1994) 87, 275-287 (Printed i n G r e a t Britain) Editorial Review...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1994) 86 (4): 417-424.
Published: 01 April 1994
... the Medical Research Society 1994 blood pressure echocardiography hypertension left ventricle left ventricular hypertrophy sleep apnoea syndromes Clinical Science (1994) 86, 417424 (Printed in Great Britain) 417 Ambulatory blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy in subjects with...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1991) 81 (5): 587-592.
Published: 01 November 1991
... effects of growth hormone in adults with growth hormone deficiency were examined in 24 patients treated with recombinant human growth hormone (0.07 units/kg at night) in a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial lasting 6 months. 2. Compared with placebo, resting M-mode echocardiography showed increases in...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1991) 80 (2): 113-117.
Published: 01 February 1991
... pulsed Doppler pulmonary velocities. Pulmonary flow was measured by Doppler and cross-sectional echocardiography. These two measurements were used to calculate pulmonary vascular resistance. 3. Mean non-pregnant pulmonary artery pressure was 13.8 mmHg and no significant change was demonstrated during...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1988) 74 (6): 587-594.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Kenneth Caidahl; Jan Hedner; Thomas Hedner 1. From a screened cohort of 644 67-year-old men, drawn from the population of Gothenburg, 42 men with presumed cardiac dyspnoea were selected and compared with 45 random controls. 2. Cardiac function was evaluated by echocardiography and other non...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1982) 63 (s8): 379s-381s.
Published: 01 October 1982
...Luigi Corea; Maurizio Bentivoglio; Paolo Verdecchia; Mario Motolese 1. In 16 borderline and 18 sustained hypertensive patients, interventricular septal thicknesses (by echocardiography) were greater than those found in 18 healthy subjects. Values in borderline and sustained hypertensives did not...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1981) 61 (s7): 101s-103s.
Published: 01 January 1981
...D. B. Rowlands; M. A. Ireland; D. R. Glover; R. A. B. McLeay; T. J. Stallard; W. A. Littler 1. Continuous intra-arterial ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure was recorded in 46 patients with mild to moderate hypertension under standardized conditions. M-mode echocardiography was performed after...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1981) 61 (s7): 105s-108s.
Published: 01 January 1981
... thickness and left ventricular mass index as determined by echocardiography was examined: patient's age, duration of hypertension, arterial pressure, blood pressure variability, supine heart rate, maximal exercise heart rate, left ventricular wall stress and 24 h urinary catecholamines. 3. Left ventricular...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1980) 59 (s6): 441s-443s.
Published: 01 January 1980
...F. G. Dunn; B. Bastian; T. D. V. Lawrie; A. R. Lorimer 1. Changes in left ventricular structure and function were assessed by echocardiography in 22 patients before and after 9 months blood pressure control. 2. Nine patients had normal baseline echocardiograms (group 1) and 13 had echocardiographic...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1980) 59 (s6): 357s-360s.
Published: 01 January 1980
...H. Larkin; Eileen D. M. Gallery; S. N. Hunyor; A. Z. Gyory; E. S. Boyce 1. Haemodynamic and left ventricular variables were determined by M-mode echocardiography in 21 normotensive and 36 hypertensive patients during the last trimester of pregnancy. 2. Blood pressure of hypertensive patients was...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1980) 59 (s6): 473s-475s.
Published: 01 January 1980
...M. Mohsen Ibrahim; M. Aziz Madkour; Ragaa Mossallam 1. Atenolol (100 mg/day) was given to 12 hypertensive patients for 8 weeks, and its effects on mean arterial pressure, cardiac index and ejection phase indices of myocardial performance were examined by echocardiography. 2. Echocardiographic...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1979) 57 (s5): 55s-57s.
Published: 01 January 1979
...H. Larkin; D. C. Johnson; S. N. Hunyor; P. Caspari; R. Kaplan 1. A comparison of direct measurement and M-mode echocardiography in the determination of posterior left ventricular wall thickness was performed in 26 subjects, of whom 21 underwent cardiac bypass surgery; the remainder came to necropsy...