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BACKGROUND The two-dimensional (2D) proximal isovelocity surface area (PISA) method has known technical limitations, mainly the geometric assumptions of PISA shape required to calculate effective(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Tako-tsubo-like transient left ventricular apical ballooning has been described in Japan, but few cases have been reported in Western countries. We report one of the first(More)
AIMS Paravalvular aortic regurgitation (AR) is common after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). This study aimed to assess the prosthesis/aortic annulus discongruence by three-dimensional(More)
BACKGROUND Left atrium (LA) size assessment is clinically relevant, but the accuracy of two-dimensional echocardiographic (2D-echo) methods is limited. Three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography is an(More)