Hypertension and nephrology

[Echocardiographic judgment of the left ventricular remodelling and heart failure’s types]

HATI Krisztina1

APRIL 22, 2022

Hypertension and nephrology - 2022;26(02)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33668/hn.26.013

[The heart responds to the damage to the heart muscle with various changes that are regulated by complex processes. If the harm is irreversible, changes that begin as an adaptation can become chronic and permanently worsen heart function. The author details below the pathological remodelling of the left ventricle that can lead to heart failure. It covers the types of heart failure based on the latest recommendations and presents the echocardiographic examination methods that can be used to assess the diastolic, systolic and right ventricular function of the heart.]

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  1. Karolina Kórház és Rendelőintézet, Kardiológia-Hypertonia Decentrum, Mosonmagyaróvár

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