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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an ominous complication in systemic sclerosis patients (SSc) and echocardiography is a screening tool for its detection. The goal of this study was to assess the reliability of resting and exercise echo Doppler parameters with data obtained by right heart catheterization (RHC).
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Name: Advances in medical sciences
Doppler echocardiography is a well-recognized technique for the noninvasive evaluation of pulmonary artery pressure; however, little information is available concerning patients receiving mechanical v...
The approach for treating a hemodynamically unstable patient remains a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Stabilization of the patient should be rapid and effective, but there is not much room for ...
This article provides an overview on the principles of transthoracic echocardiography in horses. Indications for echocardiography, equipment, and technical considerations are discussed and a systemati...
Doppler echocardiography, including the ratio of transmitral E to tissue Doppler e' velocities (E/e'), is widely used to estimate mean left atrial pressure (mLAP). This method, however, has not been v...
This review article summarizes the use of echocardiography in the evaluation of right ventricle with special emphasis on pediatric patients. After reading this article, the anesthesiologists will deve...
In this study, the investigators sought to determine whether an acoustic cardiographic assessment of heart function is equivalent to Doppler-echocardiography in patients who are treated wi...
Low systemic flow as measured by Doppler-echocardiography has been associated with poor neurological outcome. Yet, it has not been systematically evaluated whether the treatment of this he...
Shunt quantification in atrial septal defect (ASD) is estimated by Echocardiography-Doppler, with the pulmonary-to-systemic blood flow ratio: Qp/Qs. Higher is the ratio, more important is ...
The aim of the study is to describe the early adaptation of the right ventricle assessed by echocardiography to change of pulmonary circulation secondary to pulmonary transplantation. Sec...
This study is to compare transthoracic Echocardiography TTE to the gold standard Right Heart Catheterization in Terms of accuracy to measure hemodynamic parameters.
Echocardiography applying the Doppler effect, with the superposition of flow information as colors on a gray scale in a real-time image.
Echocardiography applying the Doppler effect, with velocity detection combined with range discrimination. Short bursts of ultrasound are transmitted at regular intervals and the echoes are demodulated as they return.
Measurement of intracardiac blood flow using an M-mode and/or two-dimensional (2-D) echocardiogram while simultaneously recording the spectrum of the audible Doppler signal (e.g., velocity, direction, amplitude, intensity, timing) reflected from the moving column of red blood cells.
Devices which mechanically oxygenate venous blood extracorporeally. They are used in combination with one or more pumps for maintaining circulation during open heart surgery and for assisting the circulation in patients seriously ill with some cardiac and pulmonary disorders. (UMDNS, 1999)
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)
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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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a chronic, life-threatening disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries between the heart and lungs of affected individuals. Symptoms can range from mild breathles...