Abnormal vascular responses to supine exercise in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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

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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1991


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

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