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Quantification by Speckle Tracking at Rest and During Stress

… summarises the technical details of 2D speckle tracking (strain and strain rate) and gives an overview on current and potential … systolic function , deformation imaging , strain analysis , speckle tracking , stress test , echocardiography …

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

… the structure move with different velocities. Myocardial strain is the percentage of shortening or lengthening of a myocardial segment. Strain rate is the rate at which the myocardium shortens or … and to the expertise required for post-processing analysis and interpretation. The Right Ventricle The right …

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Deformation Measurements by Echocardiography versus Late Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

… but will continue to improve. The standardisation of image analysis and the collaboration within the echocardiographic … tool. Keywords Echocardiography , tissue Doppler imaging , strain , 3D echocardiography , magnetic resonance imaging , … walls, with an average end-systolic longitudinal strain of 11 % in the left ventricle. Case 2 A 73-year-old …

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Sleep-disordered Breathing and Heart Failure - Insights from Speckle Tracking Echocardiography

… of heart failure. Recent developments in speckle tracking analysis have demonstrated that two-dimensional strain has potential for the quantification of subclinical … ventricular function, Koshino and colleagues performed 2D strain and strain rate measurements using velocity vector …

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Wall Motion Tracking and Activation Imaging - Latest Developments and Applications for Patients with Heart Failure

… longitudinal, radial, transverse and circumferential strain, strain rate, displacement, velocity and rotation (twist and … 3D STE innovations, including activation imaging, 3D strain and area tracking, open new doors to the definition of …

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The Future of Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Quantification - Towards Automated Assessment of Global and Regional Function in Four Dimensions

… assessing global and regional myocardial function such as strain and torsion can now be visualised and quantified in one fast analysis. Data on the validation and application of these … fraction, but also regional myocardial indices such as strain and rotation, as well as parameters of LV dyssynchrony …

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Asymptomatic Left Ventricle Systolic Dysfunction

… a median duration of 11.7 years. In addition, in a meta-analysis that included 11 studies evaluating 25,369 patients …

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Past, Present and Future of Stress Echocardiography - How Far Have We Come and How Far Can We Go?

… are limited due to the lack of a standardised technique. Strain and strain rate imaging are novel parameters derived from tissue … Recent studies have documented the value of strain rate analysis during dobutamine infusion for the assessment of …

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A Guide to the Use of Left Ventricular Analysis with 3D Echo in Dyssynchrony

… References Article A Guide to the Use of Left Ventricular Analysis with 3D Echo in Dyssynchrony Bruno Passaretti , … In this article we illustrate our approach to LV analysis with realtime 3D echocardiography in the study of … Fung JW, Zhang Q, Tissue Doppler imaging is superior to strain rate imaging and postsystolic shortening on the …

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