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Evaluation of Left Atrial Functions by 2-dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography During Healthy Pregnancy.

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Summary of "Evaluation of Left Atrial Functions by 2-dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography During Healthy Pregnancy."

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
ISSN: 1550-9613
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