An understanding of the basic principles of diastolic function is important in order to recognize diseases that may result in diastolic dysfunction and diastolic heart failure. Although uncommon, ...
Early diastolic septal and/or lateral tissue velocity (e’) were used to define diastolic dysfunction. All participants underwent an echocardiographic evaluation (median age at evaluation, 33 years), ...
Echocardiographic evaluation showed that LV diastolic dysfunction, defined as a tissue Doppler septal or lateral early velocity z score of less than −2 was the most prevalent abnormality, seen in 16 ...
Objective: To determine if abnormalities of cardiac diastolic function (DFx ... IVRT may serve as an early marker for cardiac dysfunction. Therefore, we recommend that serial echocardiographic ...
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Echocardiography has emerged as the modality of choice for noninvasive evaluation of cardiac disease in the cancer patient. This tool is essential for the evaluation of left ventricular systolic and ...
The importance and significance of diastolic dysfunction (DD ... The data support routine evaluation of diastolic function during echocardiographic cardiac assessment of patients undergoing cardiac ...
Echocardiographic findings of normal ejection fraction with impaired diastolic function confirm the diagnosis. Measurement of natriuretic peptides is useful in the evaluation of patients with ...
echocardiographic evaluation is still essential to establish the diagnosis of a secondary MR. Despite this premise, it is still unclear whether the prognosis is independently affected by MR compared ...
In far and away most cases, those with diastolic dysfunction ... clinical and echocardiographic records covering 1996 to 2005 from >36 000 persons found to have an LVEF of at least 55%. Referral to ...
Hemodynamic and echocardiographic data were obtained before and ... Galectin-3 expression paralleled the severity of LV diastolic dysfunction by evaluation of CMRI (r = −0.58, p = 0.003) and tissue ...
This tool is essential for the evaluation of left ventricular systolic and diastolic dysfunction, pericardial and valvular ... document a normal left ventricular systolic function. Further ...
Constrictive pericarditis (CP) is a chronic inflammatory process, often characterised by chronic scarring, fibrosis and calcification of the pericardium associated with diastolic dysfunction ... ...