Clinical and echocardiographic predictors of left atrial appendage dysfunction in patients with mitral stenosis in sinus rhythm


Guler N., Demirbag R., Ozkara C., Eryonucu B., Gunes A., Tuncer M., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, cilt.17, ss.819-823, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.echo.2004.04.022
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.819-823

Özet

Background: Mitral stenosis (MS) causes left atrial (LA) appendage (LAA) dysfunction resulting in reduced LAA flow velocities. Low LAA peak emptying velocity (PEV), determined by transesophageal echocardiography, is a risk for thrombus formation and systemic embolism.