Two-Dimensional Strain and Strain Rate Imaging of the Left Atrium and Left Ventricle in Adult Patients with Atrial Septal Defects before and after the Later Stage of Percutaneous Device Closure


Cakal S., Eroglu E. , Baydar O., Cakal B., Yazicioglu M. V. , Bulut M., ...More

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, vol.32, no.3, pp.470-474, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/echo.12693
  • Title of Journal : ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.470-474

Abstract

AimAtrial septal defect (ASD) causes chronic volume overload of the right heart. The potential adverse effects of this long-standing volume overload to left atrium (LA) and left ventricle (LV) and their response to ASD closure has been poorly studied.