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Due to adaptive remodelling of the left ventricle and atrium and patient adaptation to the disease, patients can remain asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic for prolonged periods, even in the ...

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, Review Paper, Raymond Lee, Thomas H. Marwick

Date : 01/06/2007 Item size : 328308 bytes

The preoperative presence of severe symptoms, left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, marked LV enlargement, atrial fibrillation, and/or severe pulmonary hypertension have been shown to be associated with ...

European Journal of Heart Failure, Klaar, Ursula, Gabriel, Harald, Bergler‐Klein, Jutta, Pernicka, Elisabeth, Heger, Maria, Mascherbauer, Julia, Rosenhek, Raphael, Binder, Thomas, Maurer, Gerald, ...

Date : 01/02/2011 Item size : 175465 bytes

Introduction Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and its inactive N-terminal portion are neurohormones released by the ventricles in response to increased left ventricular (LV) wall stress. In patients ...

European Journal of Heart Failure, Magne, Julien, Mahjoub, Haifa, Pibarot, Philippe, Pirlet, Charles, Pierard, Luc A., Lancellotti, Patrizio

Date : 01/11/2012 Item size : 193547 bytes

EchocardiographyMitral valveUni-leaflet valveCongenital heart diseaseFamily Case series Patient A An 18-year-old asymptomatic female was noted to have a pan-systolic murmur during a routine ...

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, Case Report, Prathap Kanagala, Stephanie Baker, Lawrence Green, Andrew R. Houghton

Date : 01/08/2010 Item size : 137452 bytes

Primary mitral regurgitationTransthoracic echocardiographyTransoesophageal echocardiography3D echocardiographyMulti-slice computed tomographyCardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging Introduction ...

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging, Review, Caroline M. Van de Heyning, Julien Magne, Christiaan J. Vrints, Luc Piérard, Patrizio Lancellotti

Date : 01/02/2012

In the setting of severe mitral regurgitation, compensatory LV dilatation and geometry changes may sustain a normal stroke volume at rest, although myocardial contractile reserve may already ...

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, INVITED EDITORIAL, Jutta Bergler-Klein

Date : 01/01/2013

Paul A Grayburn Paul A Grayburn, MD, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, 621 North Hall Street, Suite H030, Dallas, TX 75226, USA; paulgr{at} The recently revised American College of ...

Heart, Education in Heart, Paul A Grayburn

Date : 01/03/2008

Abstract Aims To determine whether elevated B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) predicts left ventricular (LV) contractile dysfunction on exercise stress echocardiography in patients with severe mitral ...

European Heart Journal, Kerr, Andrew J., Raffel, O. Christopher, Whalley, Gillian A., Zeng, Irene, Stewart, Ralph A.

Date : 01/02/2008 Item size : 269850 bytes

According to the current guidelines, mitral repair is indicated in the presence of symptoms and/or signs of left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. Introduction The most common aetiology of organic ...

European Heart Journal, De Bonis, Michele, Bolling, Steven F.

Date : 01/01/2013 Item size : 355064 bytes

Abstract Aims The aim of the present study is to understand the changes in left ventricular (LV) regional systolic deformation based on strain rate (SR) imaging in patients with isolated mitral ...

European Heart Journal, Marciniak, Anna, Claus, Piet, Sutherland, George R., Marciniak, Maciej, Karu, Tiia, Baltabaeva, Aigul, Merli, Elisa, Bijnens, Bart, Jahangiri, Marjan

Date : 01/11/2007 Item size : 297546 bytes