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Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva in an Asymptomatic patient - a Case Report

… was most strongly audible over the left sternal border. A right ictus was palpable with lateral displacement of the … On transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), a dilated left ventricle with normal systolic function was noticed. The right ventricle showed mild dilatation and normal systolic …

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Adjusting Therapy in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - The Role of Novel Echocardiographic Techniques

… measurement of pulmonary artery pressure, approximate right atrial pressure, cardiac output, right ventricular diastolic function and non-volumetric … for post-processing analysis and interpretation. The Right Ventricle The right ventricle is a difficult chamber to …

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Pulmonary Embolism - Is There Still a Surgical Treatment Option?

… arteries. It also became clear that relief of the right heart under total cardiopulmonary bypass would improve the recovery of the right ventricle and, consequently, patient outcome. 3,4 Successful …

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Pulmonary Vascular Versus Right Ventricular Function Changes During Targeted Therapies of Pulmonary Hypertension - An Argument for Upfront Combination Therapy?

… & Tables References Article Pulmonary Vascular Versus Right Ventricular Function Changes During Targeted Therapies … of the pulmonary vasculature, ultimately leading to right heart failure and death. Current treatment is aimed at … benefit and still worse outcome is that the right ventricle does not benefit from a modest reduction in …

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Diagnosis and Ablation of Fascicular Tachycardia

… left posterior fascicular VT, whose QRS morphology shows right bundle branch block (RBBB) configuration and superior … VT, whose QRS morphology shows RBBB configuration and right-axis deviation (uncommon form), and upper septal … originates from a focus in the outflow tract of the right ventricle, and its mechanism is most likely triggered …

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A Practical Clinical Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

… hypertension , echocardiography , radiological imaging , right heart catheterisation , treatment. , Disclosure: Fifty … untreated, leads to death as a consequence of progressive right heart failure. Currently, there is no effective cure … to their systemic counterparts. 7 This enables the right ventricle to deliver the same stroke volume as the left …

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Adjusting Therapy in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - The Role of Novel Echocardiographic Techniques

… measurement of pulmonary artery pressure, approximate right atrial pressure, cardiac output, right ventricular diastolic function and non-volumetric … as well as some insight into the structural alterations of right ventricular architecture. Unfortunately, the vast array …

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Realtime Three-dimensional Echocardiography - A Perspective

… such as ejection fraction, segmental wall function, left ventricle (LV) shape and flow jets, become important … important issue and there is a need for standardisation. Right Ventricle Analysis The complex geometry of the right ventricle (RV) limits accurate assessment of right

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Role of T1 Mapping in Inherited Cardiomyopathies

… their genetic basis 4,5 and include hypertrophic, dilated, right ventricular, restrictive and unclassified phenotypes … desmosome function is associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC). 6 The expressed … 8 CMR is also recommended for assessment of the right ventricle (which can be difficult to assess in its entirety …

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Realtime Three-dimensional Echocardiography - A Perspective

… such as ejection fraction, segmental wall function, left ventricle (LV) shape and flow jets, become important … important issue and there is a need for standardisation. Right Ventricle Analysis The complex geometry of the right ventricle (RV) limits accurate assessment of right

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