The left atrium and the right ventricle: two supporting chambers to the failing left ventricle
作者: Matteo CameliMaria Concetta PastoreMichael Y. HeneinSergio Mondillo
作者单位: 1Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Siena
2Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University and Heart Centre
刊名: Heart Failure Reviews, 2019, Vol.24 (5), pp.661-669
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10741-019-09791-4
关键词: Heart failureLeft atriumRight ventriclePrognosisEchocardiography
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Heart failure (HF) is mainly caused by left ventricular (LV) impairment of function, hence detailed assessment of its structure and function is a clinical priority. The frequent involvement of the left atrium (LA) and the right ventricle (RV) in the overall cardiac performance has recently gained significant interest with specific markers predicting exercise intolerance and prognosis being proposed. The LA and RV are not anatomically separated from the LV, while the LA controls the inlet the RV shares the interventricular septum with the LV. Likewise, the function of the two chambers is not entirely independent from that of the LV, with the LA enlarging to accommodate any rise in filling pressures, which could get transferred to the RV via the pulmonary circulation. In the...
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