A Novel Integrated Score Index of Echocardiographic Indices for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function

@inproceedings{Chang2015ANI,
  title={A Novel Integrated Score Index of Echocardiographic Indices for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function},
  author={Sheng-Nan Chang and Jimmy Jyh-Ming Juang and Chia-Ti Tsai and Jiing-Tang Ko and W J Lien and Renate B. Schnabel},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND We propose a novel integrated score index, which could be used to quantify and grade left ventricular (LV) diastolic function. METHODS We enrolled 629 participants [393 healthy subjects, 145 with hypertension (HTN), 24 with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), and 67 with coronary artery disease (CAD)]. This score index was with a score of 1 for… CONTINUE READING