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Parathyroid Hormone and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Event
Background: Increased parathyroid hormone (PTH) level is associated with coronary artery disease, hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy which are all predisposing factors for the ischemic cerebrovascular event ( ...
Subclinical myocardial dysfunction in liver transplant candidates determined using speckle-tracking imaging
Objective: There are various cardiovascular abnormalities in end-stage liver disease (ESLD). In these patients, left ventricular (LV) systolic function is normal at rest but deteriorates during stress. This deterioration ...
Assessment of vascular inflammation and subclinical nephropathy in exaggerated blood pressure response to exercise test
Objectives Exaggerated blood pressure response (EBPR) to exercise tests is an additional cardiovascular risk factor and predictor of future development of hypertension. However, there are conflicting data on the diagnostic ...