Ultrasonographic Prevalence and Factors Predicting Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: Is There a Correlation between the Grade of Diastolic Dysfunction and the Grade of Liver Disease?
Comparative assessment of left ventricular diastolic filling indices with regard to severity of liver disease.
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CTP class A versus B
CTP class A versus C
CTP class B versus C
CTP: Child-Turcotte-Pugh; E-velocity: peak early ventricular filling velocity; A-velocity: peak atrial filling velocity; E/A ratio: early/late filling velocity ratio; EDT: E-wave deceleration time; NS: nonsignificant. All results are expressed as mean values ± standard deviation.
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