The Relationship between Body Phosphate and Blood Pressure
Phosphate depletion alters the function of the cardiovascular system. Decreased myocardial performance has been described in phosphate depleted dogs (1) and humans (2). In the most severe cases of hypophosphatemia, congestive cardiomyopathy can occur (3). Phosphate supplementation reverse these abnormalities.
KeywordsMean Arterial Pressure Cardiac Index Systemic Vascular Resistance Myocardial Performance Phosphate Supplementation
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