Diastolic Heart Function and Myocardial Electrical Instability in Patients with Q-wave Myocardial Infarction

Ravshanbek D Kurbanov, PhD, ScD; A. A. Kilichev; Guzal U. Mullabaeva, PhD*

The Republican Specialized Center of Cardiology; Tashkent, Uzbekistan

*Corresponding author: Guzal U. Mullabaeva, PhD. The Republican Specialized Center of Cardiology; Tashkent, Uzbekistan. E-mail: anchomed@gmail.com

Published: December 3, 2015. DOI: 10.21103/Article5(4)_OA4


The study included 131 male patients between the ages of 30 and 69 (51.9±9.13 years) with primary Q-wave myocardial infarction (Q-MI). All patients underwent clinical examination, including a physical examination, medical history, ECG in 12 conventional leads, echocardiography, and 24-hour ECG monitoring from the 10th to the 14th day of MI. The progression of LV diastolic dysfunction in Q-MI patients is associated with a longer history of coronary heart disease and arterial hypertension. With worsening diastolic dysfunction, a marked decrease in LV systolic function is revealed. The severe diastolic dysfunction in Q-MI patients is closely associated with myocardial electrical instability.

diastolic heart function; Q-wave myocardial infarction; myocardial electrical instability.
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