Two-dimensional strain measures of left ventricular systolic function are independent predictors of mortality in patients affected by chronic heart failure

Session: 2D strain: from early detection to prognosis in systemic diseases

Topic: Echo-ventricular function

Speaker: Professor M. Iacoviello (Foggia, IT)

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2012


About the speaker

Professor Massimo Iacoviello

University of Foggia, Foggia (Italy)

2 presentations

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