TITLE

Three-dimensional echocardiography: coming of age

AUTHOR(S)
Sugeng, Lissa; Mor-Avi, Victor; MLang, Roberto
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Heart;Sep2008, Vol. 94 Issue 9, p1123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on a study which focuses on the impact that information on left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction obtained from three dimensional echocardiography. They assert that echocardiography became a crucial tool in cardiology practice, due to use in diagnosing a multitude of disease processes. They suggest that the results of the study highlight clinical benefits of the technology to both individual patients and healthcare system.
ACCESSION #
34293196

 

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