The Use of Echocardiography in Evaluating the Heart Failure Patient and Response to Therapy

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHeart Failure
Subtitle of host publicationDevice Management
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781444314427
ISBN (Print)9781405152587
StatePublished - Nov 12 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Echocardiographic and Doppler imaging
  • Echocardiography - role in clinical care of heart failure patient
  • Left ventricular ejection fraction - measure of left ventricular function
  • Mitral annular velocity
  • Mitral inflow velocity and pulsed Doppler echocardiography
  • Myocardial performance index
  • Speckle tracking assessment of dyssynchrony
  • Speckle tracking echocardiography and timing of radial thickening
  • Tissue Doppler assessment of dyssynchrony
  • Use of echocardiography in evaluating heart failure and response to therapy

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