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Modern evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function using Doppler echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19379644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The evaluation of left ventricular (LV) diastolic function is an essential component of the echocardiographic examination for dyspneic patients with impaired or preserved LV systolic function. Doppler echocardiography in combination with two-dimensional echocardiographic findings can assist the diagnosis of underlying cardiac dysfunction, give an estimate of LV filling pressures, guide heart failure treatment, and provide important prognostic information. This article reviews the essentials of modern Doppler assessment of diastolic function and highlights recent updates, areas of controversy, and future applications.
Authors:
Ruvin S Gabriel; Allan L Klein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current cardiology reports     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1534-3170     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-21     Completed Date:  2009-07-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888969     Medline TA:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk J1-5, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Flow Velocity
Cardiac Output
Diastole / physiology*
Echocardiography, Doppler / methods*,  trends
Female
Forecasting
Heart Failure, Diastolic / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Humans
Male
Myocardial Contraction / physiology
Sensitivity and Specificity
Stroke Volume
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Ventricular Function, Left / physiology
Ventricular Remodeling / physiology

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