Relationship of Left Atrial Global Peak Systolic Strain with Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction and Brain Natriuretic Peptide Level in Patients Presenting with Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction


DEĞİRMENCİ H., BAKIRCI E. M. , DEMİRTAŞ L., DUMAN H. , HAMUR H., Ceyhun G., ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.20, pp.2013-2019, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.890951
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.2013-2019

Abstract

Background: In patients presenting with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, we investigated the relationship of left atrial deformational parameters evaluated by 2-dimensional speckle tracking imaging (2D-STI) with conventional echocardiographic diastolic dysfunction parameters and brain natriuretic peptide level.