Investigating the Left Atrial Function by Strain Echocardiography: Modern Answers to Old Questions?

Cesare de Gregorio
2016 Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology  
Modern ultrasound technology allows investigating both atrial and ventricular morphofunctional abnormalities. This article deals with the rising evidence for strain echocardiography to be a promising tool for preclinical assessment of left atrial chamber impairment and disease staging in several clinical settings.
doi:10.4172/2155-9880.1000e149 fatcat:uux6l4bvx5ddlopxabjqhnyk7a