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The effect of cold stress on right ventricular function in patients with systemic sclerosis
Objective: Pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure are poor prognostic factors in systemic sclerosis (SSc). The effect of cold stress on pulmonary vasospasm was evaluated in some trials but the results were conflicting. ...
Association Between Mitral Valve Prolapse, Migraine, and White Matter Hyperintensities on Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Objective: Migraine is linked with an elevation in vascular risk factors, ischemic stroke, and a variety of constitutional brain lesions. However, the pathogenesis of this relationship is still inexplicit. The link between ...
Evaluation of right ventricular function in operated tetralogy of Fallot patients with tissue Doppler imaging before and after pulmonary valve replacement
Background: This study aims to investigate the efficacy of tissue Doppler echocardiography for the diagnosis of right ventricular dysfunction and for the evaluation of the response to pulmonary valve replacement. Methods: ...