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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the ratio of early diastolic transmitral velocity to early diastolic mitral annular velocity (E/E') can be applied to identify diastolic heart(More)
A patient had multiple myeloma and associated cardiac amyloidosis, which caused diastolic dysfunction and recurrent ventricular fibrillation. After implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD),(More)
On what occasion does ultrasonography demonstrate its power? When and where can we, as the ones with the knowledge and skills to utilize this diagnostic technique, demonstrate our power? In daily(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to assess the deformation of the mitral valve complex during the displacement of the beating heart by using three-dimensional echocardiography in a porcine off-pump(More)