Mayo Clinic Laboratory and Pathology Research Roundup: December 2

The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.

Featured Abstract

Effects of Interatrial Shunt on Pulmonary Vascular Function in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction.

Implantation of an interatrial shunt device (IASD) in patients with heart failure (HF) reduces left atrial hypertension by shunting oxygenated blood to the right heart and lungs. The attendant increases in pulmonary blood flow (Qp) and oxygen content may alter pulmonary vascular function, while left-to-right shunting might compromise systemic perfusion. Via Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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