E/A ratio alone cannot reliably diagnose diastolic dysfunction in the assessment before and after TIPS

Abeles, R. D.; Shawcross, D. L.; Auzinger, G.
November 2007
Gut;Nov2007, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p1642
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article on the ratio between the early maximal ventricular filling velocity and the late filling velocity after the insertion of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), published in a previous issue.


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