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- Siqueira, Tamires Ferreira, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Physiology & behavior 2015 v.144 pp. 124-128
- antidepressants; cardiac output; echocardiography; excretion; heart; heart failure; heart valve diseases; hypertrophy; males; patients; photosynthetically active radiation; prognosis; rats; serotonin; sodium chloride; surgery
- ... Depression is a predictor of poor prognosis in patients with heart failure. Selective serotonin (5-HT) reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may improve these outcomes. Left ventricular volume overload induced hypertrophy that is associated with aortic regurgitation (AR) leads to ventricular dysfunction and heart failure. The aim of this study was to verify the effects of the SSRI paroxetine on cardiac func ...