Comparison of right ventricular functions by tissue Doppler imaging in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome with or without hypertension


Tavil Y., Kanbay A., Sen N., Ciftci T. , Abaci A., Yalcin M. R. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, vol.23, no.4, pp.469-477, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10554-006-9168-6
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.469-477

Abstract

Objective To evaluate the right ventricular function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) independent from systemic hypertension (HT) and to determine the association between OSAS severity and right ventricular dysfunction.