Left ventricular global systolic function assessment by echocardiography

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The left ventricle, with its thickened myocardial walls, unlike the right ventricle has no measurable geometric shape. It has a conical apex and its function quantification, needs intensive, 2D, 3D and M mode transesophageal echocardiography, which is described in this review.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S26-S34
JournalAnnals of Cardiac Anaesthesia
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2016



  • Echocardiography
  • Intraoperative or intensive care setting
  • Left ventricular global systolic function

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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