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Reversibility of myocardial dyskinaesia due to severe hypertension.
  1. C. Veen,
  2. F. R. den Hartog,
  3. C. A. Verburgh,
  4. A. Dees,
  5. P. W. de Leeuw
  1. Department of Medicine, Zuiderziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


    Two cases of acute left ventricular failure associated with severe essential hypertension are presented. On admission echocardiography indicated severe dyskinaesia of all wall segments of the heart. Anti-hypertensive treatment resulted in significant improvement in clinical and echocardiographic findings.

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