Left atrial deformation analysis by speckle tracking echocardiography to predict exercise capacity after myocardial infarction.

Citation data:

Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology, ISSN: 2174-2030, Vol: 37, Issue: 10, Page: 821-830

Publication Year:
2018
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PMID:
30270192
DOI:
10.1016/j.repc.2017.10.018
Author(s):
Fontes-Carvalho, Ricardo; Sampaio, Francisco; Teixeira, Madalena; Ruivo, Catarina; Ribeiro, José; Azevedo, Ana; Leite-Moreira, Adelino; Ribeiro, Vasco Gama
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Medicine
article description
Left atrial (LA) size and function are associated with outcome after myocardial infarction (MI). In this study we aimed to assess the impact of LA function as a predictor of exercise capacity through speckle tracking echocardiography.