Comparison of GLS via echocardiography and tissue tracking by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance imaging

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Background Global longitudinal strain (GLS), has shown utility in detecting early subclinical LV dysfunction and has demonstrated significant efficacy in evaluating patients for chemotherapy cardiotoxicity. However, echocardiography is often reliant on operator experience and adequate quality windows for assessment. CMR is not subject to limitations of poor… (More)

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