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The effect of dexfenfluramine on pulmonary artery pressure in obese patients
Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is a devastating disease with an unknown pathogenesis. Some appetite suppressant drugs are strongly implicated in the pathogenesis of PPH. Hence, we wanted to investigate the effects ...
Acute effects of cigarette smoking on the left ventricular diastolic function
In 30 chronic smoker (12 women and 18 males) with coronary artery disease, the acute effects of single cigarette smoking on the left ventricular diastolic function were evaluated by echocardiography. Mean age of the patients ...
Pulmonary effects of dexfenfluramine
Dexfenfluramine is a variation of fenfluramine which is used for weight reduction. The aim of the study is to determine the hemodynamic and structural effects of this drug on pulmonary circulation. An experimintal study ...