Left ventricular torsion and strain patterns in heart failure with normal ejection fraction are similar to age-related changes

Thanh Trung Phan, Ganesh Nallur Shivu, Khalid Abozguia, Mahadevan Gnanadevan, Ibrar Ahmed, Michael Frenneaux

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We used speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) to make a comparison between the effects of ageing and of heart failure with normal ejection fraction (HfnEF) on left ventricular (LV) torsion and strain patterns.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)793-800
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Echocardiography
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2009


  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography
  • Exercise Test
  • Female
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prospective Studies
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Stroke Volume
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

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