Reduced myocardial flow reserve does not impair exercise capacity in asymptomatic men

Citation
Ot. Raitakari et al., Reduced myocardial flow reserve does not impair exercise capacity in asymptomatic men, AM J CARD, 84(10), 1999, pp. 1253
Citations number
20
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems","Cardiovascular & Hematology Research
Journal title
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
ISSN journal
0002-9149 → ACNP
Volume
84
Issue
10
Year of publication
1999
Database
ISI
SICI code
0002-9149(19991115)84:10<1253:RMFRDN>2.0.ZU;2-8
Abstract
We examined whether impaired coronary flow reserve in healthy men is associ ated with changes in cardiac performance and exercise-induced ischemia. A c omparison between 7 asymptomatic men with low flow reserve (<3.5) and 8 men with normal flow reserve (>3.5) showed no differences in these parameters, suggesting that. the mechanisms that control myocardial blood flow during exercise remain normal despite the alterations in the mechanisms that contr ol the vasodilatory reaction to dipyridamole.