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Aim: Preeclampsia (PE) remains a main cause of maternal morbidity and mortality during pregnancy. Vascular spasm and ischemic damage play the primary role in the presentation of PE. The aim of this study was to assess the longitudinal strain (LS) in each of the three myocardial layers in patients with PE using the layer-specific strain. Methods: Forty-five PE women and 41 normotensive pregnant women were included. Layer-specific LS were assessed in endocardium, mid-myocardium, and epicardium byfatcat:f5h2k55ftbfrbid3vxllh3besq