A new diagnostic procedure for assessing intracardiac flow disturbances in patients with heart valve disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Until now no diagnostic technique was available for the three-dimensional (3D) study of intracardiac blood flow abnormalities in patients with heart valve disease. 3D color Doppler is a new diagnostic technique first developed at our institution. METHODS The 3D reconstructions of the blood flow velocity data have been obtained from conventional… (More)

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