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STRAIN-DHF study (Speckle Tracking Adds Information in Decompensated Heart Failure): left atrial strain predicts short-term outcome in patients with acute decompensated heart failure

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Doctor Marco Lofrano-Alves

Heart Institute of the University of Sao Paulo (InCor), Sao Paulo (Brazil)
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Poster session 6 - Tissue Doppler and speckle tracking

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EuroEcho-Imaging 2017

6 December - 9 December 2017

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