How reliable are echocardiographic studies in the diagnosis of myocardial dysfunction?

Abstract

Echocardiography is a valuable addition to the assessment of patients with coronary artery disease. Global left ventricular performance can be accurately estimated in most patients by two-dimensional echo, and in others global performance can be inferred from an M-mode echo evaluation of valvular motion. Regional left ventricular performance can be… (More)

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@article{Crawford1983HowRA, title={How reliable are echocardiographic studies in the diagnosis of myocardial dysfunction?}, author={Morgan H. Crawford}, journal={Cardiovascular clinics}, year={1983}, volume={13 1}, pages={51-63} }