Increased left ventricular torsion in uncomplicated type 1 diabetic patients: the role of coronary microvascular function

Ganesh Nallur Shivu, Khalid Abozguia, Thanh Trung Phan, Ibrar Ahmed, Rebekah Weaver, Parth Narendran, Martin Stevens, Michael Frenneaux

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We used speckle tracking echocardiography to study the early changes in left ventricular (LV) torsion in young patients with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes and stress magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess its interrelationships with coronary microangiopathy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1710-1712
Number of pages3
JournalDiabetes Care
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009


  • Adult
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Coronary Circulation
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetic Angiopathies
  • Echocardiography
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
  • Young Adult

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