Quantitative assessment of the left atrial myocardial deformation in patients with chronic mitral regurgitation by strain and strain rate imaging: an observational study


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Aksakal E., Simsek Z., Sevimli S., Karakelleoglu S., EROL M. K. , Tanboga H., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.12, no.5, pp.377-383, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2012.120
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.377-383

Abstract

Objective: We evaluated regional left atrial (LA) myocardial deformations by strain (S) and strain rate (SR) imaging during LA pump, reservoir, and conduit phases in patients with chronic rheumatic mitral regurgitation (MR).