Assessment of Subclinical Cardiac Dysfunction in Diffuse Scleroderma Patients


Erer B., Erer B., Oflaz H., Gorgulu S., Kamali S., Karaman O., ...More

TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.27, no.3, pp.243-247, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5174/tutfd.2009.02125.1
  • Journal Name: TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-247
  • Keywords: Systemic sclerosis, cardiac dysfunction, echocardiography, tissue Doppler imaging (TDI), myocardial performance indexes (MPI), PULMONARY ARTERIAL-HYPERTENSION, SYSTEMIC-SCLEROSIS, MYOCARDIAL INVOLVEMENT, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, MORTALITY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate left and right ventricular functions with different echocardiographic methods in asymptomatic patients with diffuse scleroderma (SSc).