Mechanisms in Heart Failure With Normal EF "HFpEF"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age>18, EF≥50% at echocardiography within 6 months, referred for cath. HFpEF subjects

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients with: any medical conditions that would limit study participation, pregnancy, myocardial infarction within 30 days of enrollment, hemodynamically significant valvular disease, HF due to thyroid disease, myocarditis, restrictive or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cor pulmonale (PVR>5 Wood units with RV dysfunction), LV thrombus, atrial fibrillation or other persistent irregular rhythm, dyspnea felt predominantly due to pulmonary disease, significant coronary artery stenoses (>70%, or 50-70% with FFR<0.8) or other abnormalities detected during the clinical catheterization procedure which require revascularization or other directed therapy.