Impact of levosimendan on right ventricular functions by using novel tissue Doppler derived indices in patients with ischaemic left ventricular failure


Alibaz-Oner F., Gurbuz O. Z. , Oner E., Yurdakul S., Erguney M.

KARDIOLOGIA POLSKA, cilt.71, sa.10, ss.1036-1041, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/kp.2013.0258
  • Dergi Adı: KARDIOLOGIA POLSKA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1036-1041

Özet

Background: Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction complicates advanced left ventricular (LV) heart failure (HF) and contributes to a poor prognosis. Levosimendan is a positive inotropic agent improving cardiac contractility without increasing myocardial oxygen consumption in HF.