Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Association of overhydration and cardiac dysfunction in patients have chronic kidney disease but not yet dialysis Volume 12, numéro 2, Avril 2016


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1 IntroductionHypervolemia/volume overload, apart from hypertension, age and atherosclerosis, may be another cause of cardiac injury in patients with chronic kidney failure [1]. Volume overload increases circulating volume, venous return and filling pressures. The result is myocardial systolic and diastolic stress. The effect of volume overload on systolic and diastolic functions of left ventricle had been investigated through several echocardiographic parameters.The effect of FO on mitral inflow [...]