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The echocardiographic manifestations of an urban, working class community with a high cardiovascular risk profile.
The metabolic syndrome (MS), consequent upon the pandemic of obesity and diabetes, is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease. Development of sub-clinical cardiac structural and functional changes ...
Time-course changes in the echocardiographic parameters and NT-proBNP levels in patients with severe mitral regurgitation undergoing valve replacement.
Conventional echocardiographic parameters are currently used in determining the timing for surgery in patients with mitral regurgitation. Since brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) rises in response to ventricular muscle stretch, ...