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Gender differences in right ventricular function in patients with non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy

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dc.contributor.author Martínez Sellés Oliveria Soares, Manuel
dc.contributor.author Pérez-David, Esther
dc.contributor.author Yotti, Raquel
dc.contributor.author Jiménez-Borreguero, Luis J.
dc.contributor.author Loughlin, G.
dc.contributor.author Gallego Parra, Laura
dc.contributor.author Ayesta, Ana
dc.contributor.author Olivera, M. J.
dc.contributor.author Bermejo, J.
dc.contributor.author Fernández-Avilés, Francisco
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-02T09:47:18Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-02T09:47:18Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Martínez-Sellés, M., Pérez-David, E., Yotti, R., Jiménez-Borreguero, J., Loughlin, G., Gallego, L., ... & Fernández-Avilés, F. (2015). Gender differences in right ventricular function in patients with non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy. Netherlands Heart Journal, 23(12), 578-584. DOI: 10.1007/s12471-015-0753-y spa
dc.identifier.issn 15685888
dc.identifier.issn 18766250
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/6048
dc.description.abstract The aim of this study is to evaluate sex-related differences in right ventricular (RV) function, assessed with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, in patients with stable non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy. Mean age was 60.9 ± 12.2 years. Men presented higher levels of haemoglobin and white blood cell counts than women, and performed better in cardiopulmonary stress testing. A total of 24 patients (12 women) presented severe left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction, 32 (13 female) moderate and 15 (8 women) mild LV systolic dysfunction. In the group with severe LV systolic dysfunction, average right ventricular ejection fraction (RVEF) was normal in women (52 ± 4 %), whereas it was reduced in men (39 ± 3 %) p = 0.035. Only one woman (8 %) had severe RV systolic dysfunction (RVEF < 35 %) compared with 6 men (50 %) p < 0.001. In patients with moderate and mild LV dysfunction , the mean RVEF was normal in both men and women. In the 14 healthy volunteers, the lowest value of RVEF was 48 % and mean RVEF was normal in women (56 ± 2 %) and in men (51 ±  1 %), p = 0.08. In patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, RV systolic dysfunction is found mainly in male patients with severe LV systolic dysfunction. spa
dc.description.sponsorship Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Red de Investigación Cardiovascular (RD12/0042) spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Gender differences in right ventricular function in patients with non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 2.062 JCR (2015) Q3, 68/124 Cardiac and cardiovascular systems spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s12471-015-0753-y
dc.rights.accessRights closedAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Miocardio - Enfermedades spa
dc.subject.uem Diferencias entre los sexos spa
dc.subject.unesco Enfermedad cardiovascular spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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