Role of tissue Doppler imaging in assessing left ventricular diastolic dysfunction severity. Does it hold the same ability?

@article{Bannay2012RoleOT,
  title={Role of tissue Doppler imaging in assessing left ventricular diastolic dysfunction severity. Does it hold the same ability?},
  author={Rashed Al Bannay and Aysha A Husain},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          34-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To validate the diagnostic capability of tissue Doppler imaging in assorting the extent of diastolic dysfunction. METHODS In this primary clinical research diagnostic study, we enrolled 70 patients with systemic hypertension presenting with shortness of breath between May 2010 to July 2010 to Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain. Forty-eight patients satisfied the inclusion criteria. They underwent extensive echocardiographic assessment of their diastolic function with… CONTINUE READING

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