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Diastolic Stress Testing Along the Heart Failure Continuum.

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Summary of "Diastolic Stress Testing Along the Heart Failure Continuum."

This review summarizes recent developments highlighting the clinical utility of diastolic stress testing along the heart failure continuum.

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Name: Current heart failure reports
ISSN: 1546-9549
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Heart failure caused by abnormal myocardial relaxation during DIASTOLE leading to defective cardiac filling.

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