Potential application of tissue Doppler imaging to assess regional left ventricular diastolic function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: comparison with 123I-beta-methyl iodophenyl pentadecanoic acid myocardial scintigraphy.

  • Yamada H
  • Oki T
  • Yamamoto T
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Tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) has been utilized to evaluate left ventricular myocardial dysfunction in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM); however, no clear explanation for the abnormality of TDI variables has been forthcoming.

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  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Diastole
  • Doppler
  • Echocardiography
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Acids: diagnostic use
  • Fatty Acids: metabolism
  • Female
  • Heart Septum
  • Heart Septum: metabolism
  • Heart Septum: radionuclide imaging
  • Heart Septum: ultrasonography
  • Humans
  • Hypertrophic
  • Hypertrophic: metabolism
  • Hypertrophic: radionuclide imaging
  • Hypertrophic: ultrasonography
  • Iodine Radioisotopes
  • Iodine Radioisotopes: diagnostic use
  • Iodobenzenes
  • Iodobenzenes: diagnostic use
  • Left
  • Left: metabolism
  • Left: radionuclide imaging
  • Left: ultrasonography
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardium
  • Myocardium: metabolism
  • Pulsed
  • Ventricular Dysfunction

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  • Hirortsugu Yamada

  • Takashi Oki

  • Takashi Yamamoto

  • Hideji Tanaka

  • Tomotsugu Tabata

  • Tetsuzo Wakatsuki

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