Two dimensional echocardiography and Doppler findings in right ventricular infarction

  • M. A. García-Fernandez
  • J. López-Sendón
  • M. Moreno Yangüela
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 113)

Abstract

Two dimensional and Doppler echocardiography constitutes a safe, non-invasive, easily repeatable diagnostic examination that provide reliable and valuable information about the structure and function of the heart. In this chapter we will discuss the usefulness of two dimensional echocardiography and Doppler to evaluate right ventricular function in ischemic heart disease and to diagnose right ventricular infarction and associated complications.

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Wall Motion Right Ventricle Tricuspid Valve Ventricular Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. García-Fernandez
  • J. López-Sendón
  • M. Moreno Yangüela

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