Speckle tracking echocardiography in cardiac amyloidosis
作者: Mario StricagnoliMatteo CameliEufemia IncampoStefano LunghettiSergio Mondillo
作者单位: 1Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Siena
刊名: Heart Failure Reviews, 2019, Vol.24 (5), pp.701-707
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10741-019-09796-z
关键词: Cardiac amyloidosisSpeckle tracking echocardiographyStrainImaging
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Speckle tracking echocardiography is an imaging method, based on analysis of 2D echocardiographic images, that is useful in providing information on tissue deformation in different cardiac diseases. Cardiac amyloidosis is a complex pathological entity that can be confused with other causes responsible for cardiac hypertrophy, and for this reason, it can be misdiagnosed, especially in the early stages. Cardiac magnetic resonance and endomyocardial biopsy are reference methods for specific diagnosis, but their use is limited by a number of factors, both of a logistical and technical nature. Considering the limits of standard 2D echocardiography, speckle tracking echocardiography can be a useful method to enhance the clinical suspicion, to provide prognostic information, and to...
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