CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE Left atrial and left ventricular function in healthy children and young adults assessed by three dimensional echocardiography


Objective: To establish normal values of left atrial and left ventricular volumes and function in children and young adults using three dimensional echocardiography (3DE). Methods: 169 healthy subjects aged 2 to 27 years were studied by digitised 3DE. 3DE was achieved using rotational acquisition of planes at 18° intervals from the parasternal view for the… (More)


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