Menopause 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA.
Objectives: Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) affects more women than men. Menopause may influence HFpEF development in women. We assessed cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between menopause and echocardiographic measures of left ventricular (LV) function and cardiac remodeling. Read More