Acute Effects of Passive Smoking on Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function in Healthy Volunteers


DOĞAN A. , Yarlioglues M., Gul I., Kaya M. G. , Ozdogru I., KALAY N. , ...More

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.24, no.2, pp.185-191, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.echo.2010.10.019
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-191
  • Keywords: Passive smoking, Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction, Carboxyhemoglobin, Conventional Doppler echocardiography, Doppler tissue imaging, Gender, ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO-SMOKE, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, CARBON-MONOXIDE, DOPPLER-ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, RISK-FACTORS, EXPOSURE, CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN, DYSFUNCTION, NONSMOKERS

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the acute effects of passive smoking on left ventricular (LV) function in healthy volunteers.