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Role of echocardiography in the contemporary management of chronic heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15723575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Echocardiography is an excellent noninvasive tool for the assessment of ventricular size and both systolic and diastolic function, and it is routinely used in patients with heart failure. This review will discuss the role of echocardiography in heart failure diagnosis, prognostic assessment and in the management of heart failure patients.
Authors:
Gillian A Whalley; Cara A Wasywich; Helen Walsh; Robert N Doughty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of cardiovascular therapy     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1477-9072     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-22     Completed Date:  2005-05-09     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101182328     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Auckland, Department of Medicine, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand. g.whalley@auckland.ac.nz
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chronic Disease
Clinical Trials as Topic
Heart Failure / physiopathology,  therapy*,  ultrasonography*
Humans

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