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Imaging: heart failure

Event: EuroEcho 2019
Topic: Imaging of Heart Failure
Session type: Rapid Fire Abstracts
Date: 5 December 2019
Time: 08:30 - 10:00


10 presentations in this session

Panel of experts:.


The relationship between right ventricle-arterial coupling and cardiac metabolism in pulmonary arterial hypertension - multimodal study.

Speaker: Doctor R. Kazimierczyk (Bialystok, PL)

Left atrial pump function assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography adds important value for the diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Speaker: Associate Professor R. Rimbas (Bucharest, RO)

Early cardiac reverse remodeling in a large cohort of patients with HFrEF treated with Sacubitril/Valsartan


Recompensation induces distinct changes in myocardial work in patients with acutely decompensated heart failure and reduced vs preserved left ventricular ejection fraction

Speaker: Doctor C. Morbach (Wuerzburg, DE)

Sacubitril/valsartan promotes cardiac reverse remodeling and preserves renal function in a real-world heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) population


Ventricular-arterial interaction predicts response to cardiac resynchronization therapy: a link with improvement of endothelial function and arterial elastic properties

Speaker: Doctor N. Karamichalakis (Athens, GR)

Comparison between two methods for assessing ventricular-arterial coupling: the Chen single-beat method and carotid artery wave intensity

Speaker: Doctor A. Pepe (Verona, IT)

LV only fusion pacing CRT without RV lead induces size and shape LA reverse remodelling

Speaker: Doctor C. Vacarescu (Timisoara, RO)

Can myocardial stiffness measurements distinguish the underlying pathology in hearts with thick walls? A shear wave imaging study using ultra-high frame rate echocardiography

Speaker: Doctor M. Cvijic (Ljubljana, SI)

7 speakers from this session

Doctor Remigiusz Kazimierczyk

Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok (Poland)
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Associate Professor Roxana Rimbas

University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest (Romania)
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Doctor Caroline Morbach

University Hospital Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg (Germany)
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Doctor Nikolaos Karamichalakis

Hygeia Hospital, Athens (Greece)
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Doctor Antonio Pepe

Verona Integrated University Hospital, Verona (Italy)
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Doctor Cristina Vacarescu

University of Medicine Victor Babes, Timisoara (Romania)
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Doctor Marta Cvijic

University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
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