"Echocardiography in Nigeria: use, problems, reproducibility and potentials"

@article{Ogah2006EchocardiographyIN,
  title={"Echocardiography in Nigeria: use, problems, reproducibility and potentials"},
  author={Okechukwu S. Ogah and Ademola T Adebanjo and Adedeji S Otukoya and Tarwanger J Jagusa},
  journal={Cardiovascular Ultrasound},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
BackgroundAlthough echocardiography is a useful and cost-effective technique for the detection of morphological and functional cardiac abnormalities, it has a main limitation in its subjectivity. Therefore the aim of the present study was to assess the intra-observer reproducibility and validity of 2-dimensional guided M-mode echo measurements at a Nigerian metropolitan HospitalMethodsStandard echocardiographic examination was performed on twenty randomly selected patients (11 men and 9 women… CONTINUE READING
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