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  1. Resting echocardiography measurements are poor predictors of exercise capacity and symptoms in patients with heart failure (HF). Stress echocardiography may provide additional information and can be expressed ...

    Authors: Jet van Zalen, Nikhil R. Patel, Steven J. Podd, Prashanth Raju, Rob McIntosh, Gary Brickley, Louisa Beale, Lydia P. Sturridge and Guy W. L. Lloyd
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2015 2:201004
  2. Right ventricular volumes and ejection fraction are challenging to assess by echocardiography, but are well established as functional and prognostic parameters. Three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography has beco...

    Authors: Ellen Ostenfel and Frank A. Flachskampf
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2015 2:2010018
  3. To compare the peak global longitudinal myocardial strain (PGLS) and peak segmental longitudinal myocardial strain (PSLS) values by speckle-tracking echocardiography (STE) obtained using two different echocard...

    Authors: Alexandros P. Patrianakos, Aggeliki A. Zacharaki, Antonios Kalogerakis, Georgios Solidakis, Fragiskos I. Parthenakis and Panos E. Vardas
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2015 2:201005
  4. Alcohol septal ablation (ASA) in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy reduces left ventricular outflow tract gradients. A third of patients do not respond; inaccurate localisation of the iatrogenic infarct ...

    Authors: Robert M. Cooper, Adeel Shahzad, James Newton, Niels Vejlstrup, Anna Axelsson, Vishal Sharma, Oliver Ormerod and Rodney H. Stables
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2015 2:201003
  5. For the non-cardiologist emergency physician and intensivist, performing an accurate estimation of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) is essential for the management of critically ill patients, such as ...

    Authors: Real Lebeau, Georgetta Sas, Malak El Rayes, Alexandrina Serban, Sherif Moustafa, Btissama Essadiqi, Maria DiLorenzo, Vicky Souliere, Yanick Beaulieu, Claude Sauve, Robert Amyot and Karim Serri
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2015 2:201002
  6. We describe a case of a 58-year-old man with cardiogenic shock who underwent triple vessel coronary artery bypass and a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation. His course was complicated by stroke,...

    Authors: Tigran Khachatryan, Roy Beigel, Reza Arsanjani and Robert J. Siegel
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:1020010
  7. Comparison of 3D and 2D speckle tracking performed on standard 2D and triplane 2D datasets of normal and pathological left ventricular (LV) wall-motion patterns with a focus on the effect that 3D volume rate (...

    Authors: Tudor Trache, Stephan Stöbe, Adrienn Tarr, Dietrich Pfeiffer and Andreas Hagendorff
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:102004
  8. Myocardium subtended by obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) may show reduced left ventricle (LV) global longitudinal strain (GLS), as well as early systolic lengthening (ESL) before shortening; these can...

    Authors: Nicola Gaibazzi, Filippo Pigazzani, Claudio Reverberi and Thomas R. Porter
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:102003
  9. We present a 74-year-old male with a chondrosarcoma, who presented with chest pain. The history, electrocardiogram (ECG), and biomarkers established the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI); angiography did...

    Authors: Sara Di Michele, Francesca Mirabelli, Domenico Galzerano and Sunil Mankad
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:102009
  10. Management of medical cardiac arrest is challenging. The internationally agreed approach is highly protocolised with therapy and diagnosis occurring in parallel. Early identification of the precipitating cause...

    Authors: Andreas Zafiropoulos, Kaleab Asrress, Simon Redwood, Stuart Gillon and David Walker
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:102005
  11. Several methods of analysis are available for quantification of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction using three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography. This study compared the accuracy and reproducibilit...

    Authors: Peter W. Wood, Patrick H. Gibson and Harald Becher
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:102002
  12. Only limited data are available from which normal ranges of mitral annular (MA) and tricuspid annular (TA) dimensions have been established. Normative data are important to assist the echocardiographer in defi...

    Authors: Girish Dwivedi, Ganadevan Mahadevan, Donie Jimenez, Michael Frenneaux and Richard P. Steeds
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:102001
  13. Training in core echocardiography skills within the UK has been the focus of considerable discussion following recent national surveys. This article reports the proceedings of a joint meeting held by the Briti...

    Authors: Anna Kydd, Afzal Sohaib, Rizwan Sarwar, David Holdsworth and Bushra Rana
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101007
  14. Right atrial appendage aneurysms (RAAAs) are rarely encountered. If symptomatic, they present with atrial arrhythmias or embolic events. Surgical resection is indicated for symptomatic patients. We describe a ...

    Authors: Mehrnoush Toufan, Leili Pourafkari, Fariborz Akbarzadeh and Nader D. Nader
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:1010013
  15. A 52-year-old man presented after one episode of effort angina, normal treadmill electrocardiogram (ECG), and clearly positive adenosine cardiac magnetic resonance (aCMR) for reversible perfusion defects in th...

    Authors: Maria Pia Donataccio, Claudio Reverberi and Nicola Gaibazzi
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:1010012
  16. The use of echocardiography, whilst well established in cardiology, is a relatively new concept in critical care medicine. However, in recent years echocardiography’s potential as both a diagnostic tool and a ...

    Authors: Ashraf Roshdy, Nadia Francisco, Alejandro Rendon, Stuart Gillon and David Walker
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101006
  17. This study aimed to establish feasibility for myocardial speckle tracking (MST) and intra-observer reliability of both MST and tissue velocity imaging (TVI)-derived right ventricular (RV) strain (ε) and strain...

    Authors: Rachel N. Lord, Keith George, Helen Jones, John Somauroo and David Oxborough
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101005
  18. The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of the visualisation of 3D4D coronary flow in detectable segments of coronary arteries. Regarding the feasibility of this new approach, the hypothesis was prop...

    Authors: Stephan Stoebe, Dietrich Pfeiffer and Andreas Hagendorff
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101004
  19. Accurate diagnosis of stable angina is of paramount importance, and where possible, this should be based on clinical history. In cases of uncertainty, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NIC...

    Authors: P. A. Patel, K. A. Ravi, D. P. Ripley, J. Kane, E. Wass, A. Carr, D. Wilson, N. Watchorn, R. K. Hobman, D. Gill, W. P. Brooksby, N. Kilcullen and N. Artis
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101003
  20. The aims of this study were i) to evaluate mitral and aortic annuli excursion, and aortomitral angle (AMA) during the cardiac cycle in healthy adults using two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography, ii...

    Authors: Wenjuan Bai, Hui Li, Hong Tang, Qing Zhang, Ye Zhu and Li Rao
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101002
  21. The aim of the study is to establish the impact of 2D echocardiographic methods on absolute values for aortic root dimensions and to describe any allometric relationship to body size. We adopted a nationwide c...

    Authors: David Oxborough, Saqib Ghani, Allan Harkness, Guy Lloyd, William Moody, Liam Ring, Julie Sandoval, Roxy Senior, Nabeel Sheikh, Martin Stout, Victor Utomi, James Willis, Abbas Zaidi and Richard Steeds
    Citation: Echo Research & Practice 2014 1:101001