Structural and functional changes in maternal left ventricle during pregnancy: a three-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography study


BACKGROUND Pregnancy represents a physiological adaptation to the transient load changes of maternal heart. This study aimed to investigate maternal left ventricle (LV) performance during normal pregnancy by three-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography (3D STE) parameters considering LV loading and shape. METHODS Sequential two-dimensional… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1476-7120-13-6


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