Hence, LV diastolic filling
might be abnormal even in the absence of LV hypertrophy and might represent an early marker of hypertension-related heart disease in EH.
The mechanisms of myocardial ischaemia in HCM with CAF include increased oxygen demand by the hypertrophied ventricular myocardium, impaired coronary circulation, demand supply mismatch and increased diastolic filling
E/A = Diastolic filling
of left ventricles usually classified initially on the basis of the peak mitral flow velocity of the early rapid filling wave (E) and peak velocity of the late filling wave caused by atrial contraction (A).
LV diastolic filling
patterns were determined by the mitral inflow pulsed wave Doppler examination.
For the 79-year-old patient in Case 2, echocardiography demonstrated concentric LV hypertrophy, mild dilatation of the left ventricle, normal LV systolic function, LV diastolic dysfunction with elevated LV diastolic filling
pressure, and mild-to-moderate pulmonary hypertension.
Beta-blockers and If channel inhibitor can effectively control the heart rate, increase diastolic filling
time and improve coronary perfusion.
In medical practice, left ventricular relaxation (LVR) can be assessed indirectly by estimating early diastolic filling
All these findings, along with the pathological changes of both left and right ventricular diastolic filling
after inspiration led to the hypothesis of constrictive pericarditis (Figure 2b).
Comparison of the radionuclide techniques with echocardiogram is required to evaluate which of these techniques (planar or SPECT) results is most reliable measurement of diastolic filling
Doppler evaluation of left ventricular diastolic filling
in Behcet's disease.
The accumulation of excess pericardial fluid can lead to impairment of diastolic filling
and subsequently cardiac output known as cardiac tamponade.
High ventricular rate leads to insufficient diastolic filling