Pulmonary Artery Distensibility is Worsened in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome


Karacaglar E., Bal U., Eroglu S., ÇOLAK A., Bozbas S., Muderrisoglu H.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA, vol.35, no.5, pp.501-507, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.6515/ac5.201909_35(5).20190424a
  • Journal Name: ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.501-507
  • Keywords: Echocardiography, Pulmonary artery hypertension, Right ventricular function, SPECKLE TRACKING ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, RIGHT-VENTRICULAR FUNCTION, EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN SOCIETY, STIFFNESS, UPDATE, ADULTS, HEART, RECOMMENDATIONS, CARDIOLOGY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) leads to right ventricular (RV) dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension (PH) in the later stages. Early determination of these conditions is very important.