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of 'Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction'
Diagnostic criteria for diastolic heart failure.
Yturralde RF, Gaasch WH
Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2005;47(5):314.
A diagnosis of diastolic heart failure can be made if the patient exhibits clinical evidence of heart failure and has a normal left ventricular ejection fraction. The diagnosis is confirmed if there is evidence of ventricular hyperthrophy and/or concentric remodeling, left atrial enlargement, or laboratory evidence of diastolic dysfunction.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA.