Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 24th, 2006
According to recent research from England, "The study aimed to assess whether the mitral peak Doppler E-wave to peak mitral annulus velocity ratio (E/Ea) estimates left ventricular (LV) filling pressure (LVFP) and predicts mortality in end-stage renal disease."
"In all," wrote R. Sharma and colleagues at St. George's Hospital in London, "125 candidates for renal transplant were prospectively studied. LV end-diastolic pressure of 15 mmHg or greater at cardiac...
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