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Sareban, M; Zügel, D; Hartveg, P; Zügel, M; Gary, T; Niebauer, J; Steinacker, J; Treff, G.
Preserved Left Atrial Mechanics Following a 5-h Laboratory Triathlon in Euhydrated Athletes.
Int J Sports Med. 2019; 40(2):88-94
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Gary Thomas

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The purpose of this study was to investigate echocardiographic changes in left ventricular (LV) diastolic filling and left atrial (LA) strain mechanics following prolonged exercise. Ten male triathletes completed a 60-min swim, 180-min bike exercise, and a 60-min all-out run in a laboratory environment. Special attention was paid to prevent dehydration and energy deficit during the exercise protocol. All participants underwent comprehensive echocardiographic analyses of Doppler- and volumetric-derived LV diastolic filling indices and novel speckle-tracking echocardiography (STE)-derived LA strain indices. LV stroke volume (pre: 108.0±15.9 vs. post: 88.8±19.0 mL; p=0.03) and LA passive emptying volume (pre: 31.2±7.5 vs. post: 22.4±9.8 mL; p=0.05) were significantly reduced following the exercise protocol. Of the STE-derived indices of LA function, reservoir and conduit strain did not change significantly, while there was a trend towards enhanced contraction strain (pre: 15.1±3.8 vs. post: 19.4±4.8%; p=0.07). Resting heart rate was significantly higher post-exercise (53.1±5.0 vs. 81.9±16.9 bpm; p<0.001) and its change correlated strongly with depression of Doppler-derived ratio of early to late ventricular filling velocities (r=0.74, p=0.01) and reduction of LA passive emptying volume (r=0.86, p=0.01). Following prolonged exercise, LV stroke volume was reduced due to heart rate related reduction in LA passive emptying volume whereas global LA strain mechanics were not compromised in this study. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.

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