Afsoon Fazlinejad

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INTRODUCTION: Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is superior to Transthoracic echo-cardiography (TTE) in detection of atrial septal defects and aneurysm, aortic atheroma, left atri-al thrombus and mitral valve abnormalities. TEE is indicated in young adults with cryptogenic ischemic stroke who are suspected of having cardioembolic mechanism despite(More)
AIM Peak atrial longitudinal strain (PALS) is used to evaluate left atrium (LA) function in patients with mitral stenosis (MS), before and after percutaneous transmitral commissurotomy (PTMC) and mitral valve replacement (MVR). METHODS Patients with severe symptomatic MS, who were referred to our echocardiographic laboratory for a diagnostic examination(More)
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons. org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Keywords Myocardial infarction Remodeling Speckle-tracking echocardiography Strain(More)
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons. org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Keywords Coronary artery disease Stress echocardiography Strain imaging Introduction:(More)
Idiopathic pulmonary artery aneurysm is a rare condition. This type of aneurysm can be presented with noncardiac symptoms or even asymptomatic. We report a 73-year-old man with a gigantic idiopathic pulmonary artery aneurysm which was referred to our unit for his kidney problems. During his workup we incidentally found the aneurysm by an abnormal chest-X(More)
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