Published in Medical Imaging Business Week, July 27th, 2006
Study 1: Pulsed tissue Doppler imaging could be used in the assessment of left ventricular diastolic pressure; however, the combination of transmitral flow and pulmonary venous flow velocities with annular velocity may be the best method for assessing LV filling pressure.
Scientists working in Turkey report, "The further examination of left ventricular diastolic function (LVDF) is important in terms of early diagnosis, therapy and follow-up of heart failure. Although cardiac catheterization is considered as the most accurate method in the evaluation of diastolic function,...
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