Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction Detected By Speckle Tracking in Hypertensive Patients With Preserved Ejection fraction

kamal Ahmed Marghani1 , Yasser Abd Al Galel Omar1 and Hosam Hussien Kamel Abdalghany1*

Hypertension is a well-recognized risk factor for cardiovascular disease and a major contributor to a large percentage of heart failure cases as it causes left ventricular (LV) systolic pressure overload due to an increase in vascular resistance for"… due to an increase in vascular stiffness… ". which results in various LV geometric changes that progresses to diastolic heart failure and/or heart failure with LV systolic dysfunction PDF