Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Klinefelter Syndrome

//Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Klinefelter Syndrome

Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Klinefelter Syndrome

Pasquali DArcopinto MRenzullo ARotondi MAccardo GSalzano AEsposito DSaldamarco LIsidori AMMarra AMRuvolo ANapoli RBossone E,Lenzi ABaliga RRSaccà LCittadini A.

Background: Several epidemiological studies have demonstrated an increased mortality from cardiovascular causes in patients with Klinefelter Syndrome (KS). Little information is available about the nature of the underlying cardiovascular abnormalities. Aim of the study was to investigate exercise performance, left ventricular architecture and function, vascular reactivity, and carotid intima-media thickness in a group of patients with KS.

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2016-11-12T04:09:23+00:00Categories: 47,XXY (Klinefelter)|