Astrid Seeberger

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BACKGROUND Mechanical left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony impairs cardiac function in patients with heart failure and LV hypertrophy (LVH) and may be a factor contributing to the high incidence of(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiac troponin T (cTnT) is a highly sensitive and specific marker of myocardial damage. In sera from patients with end-stage renal disease, cTnT may be elevated without other signs of(More)
BACKGROUND Left ventricular longitudinal shortening plays an important role in cardiac contraction and can be measured by the mitral annulus motion (MAM) toward the cardiac apex. MAM can be evaluated(More)