The influence of masked hypertension on the right ventricle: Is everything really masked?

Marijana Tadic, Cesare Cuspidi, Vladan Vukomanovic, Vera Celic, Tatjana Pavlovic, Vesna Kocijancic

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Abstract

We sought to investigate right ventricular (RV) structure, function, and mechanics in subjects with masked hypertension (MH), normotensive, and sustained hypertensive patients. This cross-sectional study included 186 untreated subjects who underwent 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring and complete two-dimensional echocardiographic (2DE) examination including multilayer strain analysis. MH was diagnosed if clinic BP was normal (

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the American Society of Hypertension
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 5 2016

Keywords

  • Masked hypertension
  • Right ventricle
  • Two-dimensional speckle tracking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

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