Abnormal left ventricular longitudinal wall motion in rheumatic mitral stenosis before and after balloon valvuloplasty: A strain rate imaging study

Nicole Dray, Duraisamy Balaguru, Linda Pauliks

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Abstract

Rheumatic mitral stenosis may be associated with left ventricular dysfunction. We report improvements of abnormal longitudinal wall motion and strain rate post-balloon valvuloplasty of severe mitral stenosis in a girl with normal ejection fraction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)663-666
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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