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Hjertesvikt med normal ejeksjonsfraksjon. / Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen ; 139(6)2019 Mar 26.
Artigo em Norueguês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30917641
ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND:

Approximately one half of all patients with heart failure have normal ejection fraction in the left ventricle, and heart failure is attributed to stiffness of the cardiac muscle. The most common cause is hypertension with ventricular hypertrophy. MATERIAL AND

METHOD:

Literature searches were conducted in PubMed. After we made our selection, a total of 15 articles on heart failure with normal ejection fraction were included. In addition, we included nine articles from our own literature archive.

RESULTS:

The diagnosis of heart failure with normal ejection fraction presupposes clinical findings consistent with heart failure and objective signs of diastolic dysfunction. The main objective sign is increased left ventricular filling pressure estimated by echocardiography. Ventricular hypertrophy and increased natriuretic peptides support the diagnosis.

INTERPRETATION:

Underlying conditions and symptoms are treated, and in general the same drugs are used as for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Assunto principal: Volume Sistólico / Insuficiência Cardíaca Tipo de estudo: Revisão sistemática Limite: Humanos Idioma: Norueguês Ano de publicação: 2019 Tipo de documento: Artigo