Right atrial and ventricular function evaluated with speckle tracking in patients with acute pulmonary embolism.

@article{Ramberg2017RightAA,
  title={Right atrial and ventricular function evaluated with speckle tracking in patients with acute pulmonary embolism.},
  author={Emilie Ramberg and Maria Olausson and Tem Bendix Salkvist J\orgensen and Malene Lindholmer Nepper and Priya Bhardwaj and Tomas Sorm Binko and Jan Roland Petersen and Gitte Gleerup Fornitz},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={136-143}
}
AIMS Assessment of right ventricular (RV) function in acute pulmonary embolism (PE) has prognostic significance. The aim of this study was to evaluate right atrium (RA) and RV myocardial damage with 2-dimensional speckle-tracking in patients with an acute central vs an acute peripheral PE. METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-six patients with acute PE and 10… CONTINUE READING