Dose-Dependent Acute Effects of Passive Smoking on Left Ventricular Cardiac Functions in Healthy Volunteers


Yarlioglues M., Kaya M. G. , Ardic I. , Dogdu O. , Yarlioglues H., Zencir C. , ...More

JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.60, no.2, pp.517-522, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.517-522
  • Keywords: passive smoking, left ventricular diastolic function, length of exposure, ambient smoke concentration, carboxyhemoglobin levels, lactate levels, ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO-SMOKE, ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION, CARBON-MONOXIDE, BLOOD-PRESSURE, NEVER SMOKERS, HEART-DISEASE, RISK-FACTORS, EXPOSURE, LACTATE, CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

Abstract

Objective: We have previously shown that acute passive smoking impaired left ventricular diastolic function in healthy volunteers. The aim of this study was to determine whether length of exposure and/or ambient smoke concentration is the key determinant of this outcome.