Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 49–51 | Cite as

Platypnea–orthodeoxia syndrome: additive value of three-dimensional echocardiography

  • Andrea Rueda Liñares
  • Jose Alberto de AgustinEmail author
  • Jose Juan Gomez de Diego
  • Patricia Mahía
  • Pedro Marcos-Alberca
  • Carlos Macaya
  • Leopoldo Pérez de Isla
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Conflict of interest

Andrea Rueda Liñares, Jose Alberto de Agustin, Jose Juan Gomez de Diego, Patricia Mahía, Pedro Marcos-Alberca, Carlos Macaya, and Leopoldo Perez de Isla declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Human rights statements

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient for being included in the study.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cardiovascular DepartmentHospital Universitario Gómez UllaMadridSpain
  2. 2.Cardiovascular InstituteHospital Universitario San CarlosMadridSpain

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