Role of Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Dilated Cardiomyopathy: A Review

Abstract

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is an important cause of the heart failure. Timely diagnosis and optimal management decrease morbidity and mortality in heart failure patients. Although transthoracic echocardiography is used as the diagnostic test of choice in these patients, new modalities like speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) have promising results in… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.1372

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