Early Left Atrial Mechanics and Volume Abnormalities in Subjects with Prehypertension: A Real Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Study . LINK.
. The main finding of this study was that although LA volume and LA active systolic functions were significantly increased in prehypertensive people, there was a reduction in passive LA systolic functions. . . . . . . . . . Estudos com FMD já revelaram alterações precoces em indivíduos pré hipertensos. A vasodilatação reativa diminui nesses casos. .