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

… eventually help to guide therapy. Recent Echocardiographic Imaging Techniques Contrast Echocardiography Contrast … 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 …

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

… versus Late Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Brage H … tool. Keywords Echocardiography , tissue Doppler imaging , strain , 3D echocardiography , magnetic resonance imaging , … regional myocardial deformation as strain and strain rate, mainly along the long-axis of the left ventricle. 3 …

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Quantification by Speckle Tracking at Rest and During Stress

… 848 Likes: 0 Abstract The introduction of speckle tracking imaging and the opportunity to objectify regional myocardial … summarises the technical details of 2D speckle tracking (strain and strain rate) and gives an overview on current and potential future …

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

… References Article Wall Motion Tracking and Activation Imaging - Latest Developments and Applications for Patients … longitudinal, radial, transverse and circumferential strain, strain rate, displacement, velocity and rotation (twist and torsion) …

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

… How Far Have We Come? Cardiac imaging using ultrasound (so-called 'echocardiography') was … exercise that provides an appropriate increase in heart rate and cardiovascular workload can be used in the … are limited due to the lack of a standardised technique. Strain and strain rate imaging are novel parameters derived …

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

… the limitations of techniques such as 2D speckle tracking imaging and 3D echocardiography, newly developed 3D speckle … assessing global and regional myocardial function such as strain and torsion can now be visualised and quantified in … measurement - that is, assessment of diastolic strain-rate and untwisting. It is clear, however, that important …

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

… tracking analysis have demonstrated that two-dimensional strain has potential for the quantification of subclinical … Koshino and colleagues performed 2D strain and strain rate measurements using velocity vector imaging during the Mueller manoeuvre in 24 healthy subjects. …

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Evaluation of Diastolic Dysfunction Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

… of Diastolic Dysfunction Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tarun Pandey , Kedar Jambhekar , Register or Login to … that have no echo correlate, such as diastolic torsion rate. As CMR has the ability to characterise a range of … an increasing trend with age and exceeds the incidence rate of systolic heart failure by the eighth decade of life. …

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Stress Echocardiography - Refining the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease

… Echocardiography is the most widely used non-invasive imaging method in cardiology worldwide. Several reasons … microbubbles are administered at a constant infusion rate and a steady state is achieved (approximately one to two … imaging (DMI), including tissue velocity imaging (TVI) and strain-rate imaging (SRI), is feasible during DSE. TVI may be …

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