According to the ACC/AHA recommendations, the diagnosis of congestive HF is defined by the association of structural heart disease with symptoms compatible with the diagnosis. In the light of the present review, we can state that tissue Doppler evidence of pulmonary capillary hypertension at rest and unmasked during exercise is likely to become a hallmark for the diagnosis of congestive HF in the setting of preserved LV systolic function, regardless of the clinical presentation.
Sabe a discussão antiga, existe síndrome metabólica ou seria apenas a junção de fatores de riscos?
O insuficiência cardíaca com fração de ejeção preservada anda na mesma direção.
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