The usefulness of tissue Doppler imaging in the determination of left ventricular diastolic filling pressure. Comparison with other techniques

Borekci A., Karakelleoglu S., EROL M. K. , Bozkurt E., Yilmaz M.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.61, no.2, pp.129-135, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.61.2.2014325
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-135


The further examination of left ventricular diastolic function (LVDF) is important in terms of early diagnosis, therapy and follow-up of heart failure. Although cardiac catheterization is considered as the most accurate method in the evaluation of diastolic function, since it is invasive, noninvasive methods are preferred.