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Real time three-dimensional echocardiography for the evaluation of cardiomyopathy.
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PMID:  23186292     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Cardiomyopathy refers to a set of diseases that are characterized by myocardial dysfunction. Classically, two-dimensional echocardiography has been used in the diagnosis of these disorders and to help guide their management. Three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography is now increasingly being used in the diagnosis, management, and prognostication of intrinsic cardiomyopathies. In this article, we summarize the available data on the use of three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in various forms of intrinsic cardiomyopathy as well as some of its advantages over traditional two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography. (Echocardiography 2012;29:76-87).
Authors:
Fadi G Hage; Phillip Dean; Saleem Raslan; Navin C Nanda
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  76-87     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Section of Cardiology, Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama Division of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.
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