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Left ventricular flow propagation during early filling is related to wall relaxation: a color M-mode Doppler analysis.
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to evaluate the relation between the velocity of flow propagation and left ventricular relaxation by using color M-mode Doppler echocardiography to analyze flowExpand
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Prognostic value of cardiac metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging in patients with heart failure.
The prognostic value of 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) imaging was compared with that of other noninvasive cardiac imaging indices in ninety patients (mean age = 52 +/- 7 yr) suffering fromExpand
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Prognostic value of MIBG imaging in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
UNLABELLED Alterations of cardiac sympathetic innervation are likely to contribute to fatal outcomes in patients with heart failure. These alterations can be evaluated noninvasively byExpand
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Preservation of the aortic valve in acute aortic dissection: long-term echocardiographic assessment and clinical outcome.
The aim of the present study was to determine the long-term status of the native aortic valve after surgical treatment of acute aortic dissection involving the ascending aorta. From 1972 to 1991, 93Expand
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Ambulatory transradial percutaneous coronary intervention: A safe, effective, and cost‐saving strategy
Objectives: The aim of this prospective, multicenter study was to assess the safety, feasibility, acceptance, and cost of ambulatory transradial percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) under theExpand
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Paradoxical embolism following thromboaspiration of an arteriovenous fistula thrombosis: a case report
IntroductionParadoxical embolism is an increasingly reported cause of arterial embolism. Several embolic sources have been described, but thrombosis of an arteriovenous fistula as a paradoxicalExpand
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Standards for the basal metabolism of children from 2 to 15 years of age, inclusive
Summary Standards for the basal metabolism of children from 2 to 15 yearsold, inclusive, have been established on the basis of 1,007 determination on seventy normal, healthy boys and 718Expand
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Stratification of single-vessel coronary stenosis by ischemic threshold at the onset of wall motion abnormality during continuous monitoring of left ventricular function by semisupine exercise
We studied the relation between the ischemic threshold at the onset of wall motion abnormality on exercise echocardiography (EE) and the severity of coronary stenosis in patients with 1-vesselExpand
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Abnormalities in myocardial segmental wall motion during lumbar epidural anesthesia.
The effect of lumbar epidural anesthesia on myocardial wall motion was compared in two groups of patients using precordial two-dimensional echocardiography (2DE). All patients were scheduled toExpand
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Usefulness of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting recurrence of atrial fibrillation one year after external cardioversion.
After successful external cardioversion, the rate of recurrence of atrial fibrillation remains high. The hypothesis that plasma B-type natriuretic peptide could predict the recurrence of atrialExpand
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