Abnormal vascular responses to supine exercise in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

P J Counihan, M P Frenneaux, D J Webb, W J McKenna

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

132 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Exercise hypotension has been documented in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. It is not the result of an inability to augment cardiac output but instead relates to an inappropriate and exaggerated decrease in systemic vascular resistance at high work loads.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)686-696
Number of pages11
JournalCirculation
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1991

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Child
  • Exercise
  • Exercise Test
  • Female
  • Forearm
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Regional Blood Flow
  • Supination
  • Vascular Resistance

Cite this