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We aimed to determine the effects of normal pregnancy on left atrial (LA) mechanics using 2-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography.
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Name: Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Accurate assessment of left and right ventricular systolic function plays a fundamental role in the prognostication and management of patients with known or suspected cardiovascular disease. Tradition...
Left atrial (LA) dilatation is predictive for complications in a multitude of cardiac diseases; therefore, adequate assessment is essential. Technological advances have made it possible to quantify LA...
Assessment of left ventricular systolic function has a central role in the evaluation of cardiac disease. Accurate assessment is essential to guide management and prognosis. Numerous echocardiographic...
This study aimed to evaluate left atrial (LA) remodeling and fibrosis in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) using speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) based on the findings with radiofrequency ca...
Identification of significant coronary artery disease in patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome by myocardial strain analyses using three dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography.
Speckle-tracking imaging is a novel method for assessing left ventricular function and ischemic changes. This study aimed to predict the presence of significant coronary artery stenosis in patients wi...
For a long time, it has been hoped that doctors could screen and diagnosis of coronary heart disease through non-invasive imaging techniques, so as to maximize the benefit/risk ratio of pa...
The study aims to analyze the role of left ventricular and left atrial functional parameters by speckle tracking echocardiography in predicting outcome after mitral valve replacement and t...
Patients presenting with Left Ventricle (LV) dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery are at increased risk of perioperative morbidity and mortality. LV dysfunction has been reported as an i...
The present observational prospective study aims at identifying echocardiographic parameters (based on the Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB)-like contraction of the left ventricle (LV) ascer...
The overall objective of the study is to determine whether speckle tracking echocardiography presents additional prognostic value to the routine assessment (clinical and echocardiographic)...
Echocardiography amplified by the addition of depth to the conventional two-dimensional ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY visualizing only the length and width of the heart. Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging was first described in 1961 but its application to echocardiography did not take place until 1974. (Mayo Clin Proc 1993;68:221-40)
Dynamic three-dimensional echocardiography using the added dimension of time to impart the cinematic perception of motion. (Mayo Clin Proc 1993;68:221-40)
Impaired or delayed impulse conduction between the right and left HEART ATRIA. Advanced interatrial blocks are often associated with arrhythmias (e.g., ATRIAL FLUTTER; and ATRIAL FIBRILLATION), direct conduction block via the Bachmann's bundle and concomitant left atrial enlargement. Syndrome of advanced interatrial block associated with SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA is referred to as Bayes syndrome.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the LEFT ATRIUM.
The pressure within the CARDIAC ATRIUM. It can be measured directly by using a pressure catheter (see HEART CATHETERIZATION). It can be also estimated using various imaging techniques or other pressure readings such as PULMONARY CAPILLARY WEDGE PRESSURE (an estimate of left atrial pressure) and CENTRAL VENOUS PRESSURE (an estimate of right atrial pressure).
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...
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