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Advanced systolic and diastolic function: beyond the E- and A-wave.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16703236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The rationale and clinical use of Doppler echocardiography for the assessment of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction is described with focus on recent developments. Noninvasive measurement of elevated left atrial pressure can be performed with transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in daily practice and thus, can be used for clinical management in patients with heart failure.
Authors:
Otto Kamp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1089-2532     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-16     Completed Date:  2006-09-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9807630     Medline TA:  Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. o.kamp@vumc.nl
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diastole
Echocardiography, Doppler*
Heart Failure / physiopathology,  ultrasonography
Heart Function Tests
Humans
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Systole
Ventricular Function, Left / physiology*

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