Apical transverse motion is associated with speckle-tracking radial dyssynchrony in patients with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy.

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Gurel E., Tigen K., Karaahmet T. , Dundar C., Guler A., Basaran Y.

Anatolian journal of cardiology, vol.15, no.8, pp.620-5, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2014.5607
  • Title of Journal : Anatolian journal of cardiology
  • Page Numbers: pp.620-5


Objective: Apical transverse motion (ATM) is a new parameter for assessing left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony. Speckle-tracking radial strain analysis seems to be the best method to identify potential responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy. The aim of our study was to investigate the association between ATM and radial dyssynchrony assessed by speckle-tracking echocardiography in patients with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NDC).