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Major Finding: In patients with diastolic heart failure, spironolactone cut left ventricular filling pressure by 5%, compared with a 6% rise with placebo.
Comparative value of tissue Doppler imaging and m-mode color Doppler mitral flow propagation velocity for the evaluation of left ventricular filling pressure.
1], respectively), suggesting mildly elevated left ventricular filling pressure from diastolic dysfunction.
Evaluation of left ventricular pressure (LVP) may help in echocardiographic analysis of left ventricular filling pressures.
Bertram Pitt of the University of Michigan, commented that: "The Orqis pump has had a remarkable effect in improving left ventricular filling pressure and reducing the level of brain and naturetic peptide (BNP) in patients with renal dysfunction and heart failure maintained on inotropic support.
Utility of preload alteration in assessment of left ventricular filling pressure by Doppler echocardiography: a simultaneous catheterization and Doppler echocardiographic study.
Determination of left ventricular filling pressure by Doppler echocardiography in patients with coronary artery disease: Critical role of left ventricular systolic function.