Cağla Pinar Taştan

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OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to assess validity of tissue Doppler imaging (TDI)-derived right ventricular (RV) myocardial systolic velocities in early detection of RV systolic dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS Ninety COPD patients (50 pure COPD and 40 with right heart failure [RHF]) and 40 controls were enrolled.(More)
Unilateral diaphragm paralysis (UDP) is an important and often unrecognized cause of dyspnea. We report a 72-year-old man in whom UDP was incidentally detected by transthoracic echocardiography. He was asymptomatic at rest, but experienced dyspnea on exertion. Chest radiography was not pathognomonic in this case because the heart silhouette obscured the(More)
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