Effect of Obesity on Left Ventricular Longitudinal Myocardial Strain by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Children and Adolescents


Kibar A. E. , Pac F. A. , Ece I., OFLAZ M. B. , Balli S., Bas V. N. , ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.1, pp.56-63, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2015.15136
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-63

Abstract

Background: Impaired subclinical ventricular function may contribute to the risk of cardiovascular disease in obesity.