oa South African Medical Journal - Maximal rate of fall of left ventricular pressure in cardiomyopathy and constrictive pericarditis
|Article Title||Maximal rate of fall of left ventricular pressure in cardiomyopathy and constrictive pericarditis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Cardiac Unit, Wentworth Hospital and University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Jul 1975|
|Pages||1287 - 1291|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiolology, Cardiomyopathy, Constrictive pericarditis, Haemodynamics, Left ventricular pressure and Maximal rate of fall|
The maximal rate of fall of left ventricular pressure (peak negative dp/dt) was measured in 4 patients with congestive cardiomyopathy (primary myocardial disease), in 5 patients with constrictive pericarditis and in 3 controls.
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