Ventricular Stiffness and Ventricular-Arterial Coupling in Heart Failure: What Is It, How to Assess, and Why?

ChiYoung Shim, Geu Ru Hong, Jong Won Ha

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The heart and blood vessels are constantly interfering with each other in a closed system. For a few decades, the concept of ventricular-arterial coupling has been considered as a key pathogenesis of heart failure especially in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-274
Number of pages8
JournalHeart Failure Clinics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Apr 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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