Assessing Myocardial Viability: Principles and the Role of Echocardiography
It is the purpose of this chapter to review the actual understanding of the pathophysiology of chronically dysfunctional but viable myocardium and its implications for detection of myocardial viability using echocardiography but also to discuss the clinical role of myocardial viability at present time.
KeywordsEchocardiographic imaging Myocardial hibernation Heart failure Myocardial viability
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