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Left ventricular global longitudinal strain independently predicts cardiac death and ventricular tachyarrhythmias in patients with heart Failure and reduced ejection fraction.

Topic: Tissue Doppler, Speckle Tracking and Strain Imaging

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Doctor Gian Giacomo Galeotti

University of Pisa, Pisa (Italy)
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Ratio of transmitral early filling velocity to early diastolic strain rate predicts cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in participants from the general population with preserved diastolic function

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Speaker: Mr P. Huntjens (St Louis, US)


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Diagnostic and prognostic value of cardiac mechanics

Speakers: Doctor G. Galeotti, Mr K. Taha, Doctor L. Klaeboe, Mr M. Lassen, Mr P. Huntjens

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EuroEcho-Imaging 2018

5 December - 8 December 2018

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