BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 4

Review Article

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Left Atrial Mechanics: Function, History, Novel Techniques, Advantages, and Pitfalls

Figure 4

Pitfalls of the E/A and ratio measured using PW-Doppler and TDI. Different values for diastolic dysfunction when measurements are performed using (a) PW-Doppler; (b) TDI measurement of lateral mitral valve annulus motion; (c) TDI measurement moved light to the lateral LV wall.

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