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Airway obstruction and lung hyperinflation in COPD are linked to an impaired left ventricular diastolic filling

Alter, Peter ; Watz, Henrik ; Kahnert, Kathrin ; Pfeifer, Michael ; Randerath, Winfried J. ; Andreas, Stefan ; Waschki, Benjamin ; Kleibrink, Björn E. ; Welte, Tobias ; Bals, Robert ; Schulz, Holger ; Biertz, Frank ; Young, David ; Vogelmeier, Claus F. ; Jörres, Rudolf A.


Aims: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cardiovascular diseases are thought to be linked through various factors. We aimed to assess the relationship between airway obstruction, lung hyperinflation and diastolic filling in COPD. Methods: The study population was a subset of the COPD cohort COSYCONET. Echocardiographic parameters included the left atrial diameter (LA), early (E) and ...


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