Ultrasonic tissue characterization of the myocardium in anorexia nervosa.


AIM To determine the systodiastolic variations in the integrated backscatter (IBS) signal of the myocardium in patients with anorexia nervosa. METHODS 25 young women (aged 22.4 +/- 4.3 y) with overt anorexia nervosa, compared with 25 age-matched thin and 25 age-matched control women with body mass index >20 kg m(-2), underwent either conventional two… (More)


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