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Doppler Markers of Elevated Left Atrial and Ventricular Filling Pressure in a Critically Ill Patient.
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PMID:  23662998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Accurate assessment of intracardiac flows by Doppler echocardiography may add important hemodynamic information in the critically ill patient. Detailed analysis of flow gradients through different sites and their correlation with timing of cardiac events may help us in better understanding the pathophysiology of the underlying disease. We report the clinical case of a 78-year-old patient with septic shock, in whom an A-dip of aortic regurgitation, shortening of diastolic filling, and diastolic mitral regurgitation were detected by Doppler analysis. Pathophysiologic explanation of these phenomena and their evolution after inotropic drug infusion are reported.
Authors:
Stefano Caselli; Andrea Serdoz; Alamelu Ramamurthi; Natesa G Pandian; Domenico De Paola; Roberto Serdoz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-5-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-5-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Ospedale S. Pietro FBF, Rome, Italy.
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