Death Risk for Diastolic Dysfunction

Diastolic dysfunction (DD) is dangerous.  That’s the conclusion of a new study co-authored by Wael Jaber, MD, of the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.  DD has long been associated with pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary edema, and valve disease. This new study shows that individuals with DD have increased risk of death, even if their systolic … Read More