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Subclinical myocardial dysfunction in liver transplant candidates determined using speckle-tracking imaging
Objective: There are various cardiovascular abnormalities in end-stage liver disease (ESLD). In these patients, left ventricular (LV) systolic function is normal at rest but deteriorates during stress. This deterioration ...
Imaging for screening cardiovascular involvement in patients with systemic rheumatologic diseases: more questions than answers
Cardiovascular involvement due to systemic rheumatologic diseases (SRDs) remains largely underdiagnosed despite causing excess mortality and limiting the favourable effect of therapeutic developments on survival. Traditional ...