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Diastolic suction in heart failure: impact of left ventricular geometry, untwist, and flow mechanics.

Authors
  • Nogami, Yoshie1
  • Ishizu, Tomoko2
  • Atsumi, Akiko1
  • Yamamoto, Masayoshi1
  • Nakamura, Akihiro3
  • Machino-Ohtsuka, Tomoko1
  • Kawamura, Ryo1
  • Seo, Yoshihiro1
  • Aonuma, Kazutaka1
  • 1 Faculty of Medicine, Division of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 2 Faculty of Medicine, Division of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Japan)
  • 3 Division of Child Health, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Life sciences
Publication Date
May 02, 2014
Volume
102
Issue
2
Pages
111–117
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.lfs.2014.03.016
PMID: 24657896
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The magnitude of the suction flow kinetic energy index derived from VFM may allow the quantitative assessment of the suction flow, which correlates with LV systolic function, geometry, and untwisting mechanics.

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