The evaluation of diastolic function using the diastolic wall strain (DWS) before and after radical surgery for congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Abstract

The measurement of diastolic wall strain (DWS), a new method of evaluating cardiac diastolic function, was employed to evaluate ventricular diastolic function in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Eighteen neonates with a CDH who were born and treated in our hospital between September 2009 and January 2013 were studied. The left… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-015-3766-0

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