Spectrum of heart diseases in a new cardiac service in Nigeria: An echocardiographic study of 1441 subjects in Abeokuta

@article{Ogah2008SpectrumOH,
  title={Spectrum of heart diseases in a new cardiac service in Nigeria: An echocardiographic study of 1441 subjects in Abeokuta},
  author={Okechukwu S. Ogah and Gail D Adegbite and Rufus O Akinyemi and Julius O Adesina and Albert A Alabi and Oscar I Udofia and Roseline F Ogundipe and Julius KL Osinfade},
  journal={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={98 - 98}
}
Echocardiography is a non-invasive, relatively cheap and useful imaging technique for the evaluation of cardiac diseases. The procedure has reliable levels of accuracy. Echocardiography commenced at the Federal medical centre Abeokuta on September 9, 2005. The aim of this study is to report our experience with the procedure, and to define the clinical cases seen in our setting. This is a retrospective analysis of a prospectively collected data. Echocardiography was performed using Aloka SSD 1… CONTINUE READING