Abnormal left ventricular function occurs on exercise in well-treated hypertensive subjects with normal resting echocardiography

Yu Ting Tan, Frauke Wenzelburger, Eveline Lee, Grant Heatlie, Michael Frenneaux, John E Sanderson

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This study tests the hypothesis that patients with treated hypertension with well-controlled blood pressure, without ventricular hypertrophy and normal resting echocardiography, may have abnormalities of ventricular function that are apparent only on exercise and contribute to symptoms of exertional dyspnoea.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)948-55
Number of pages8
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010


  • Aged
  • Dyspnea
  • Echocardiography, Doppler
  • Exercise
  • Exercise Test
  • False Negative Reactions
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Male
  • Observer Variation
  • Oxygen Consumption
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Rotation
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

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