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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2012

Radial and Longitudinal Strain and Strain Rate Assessed by Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography in Dogs with Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease

Zois, Nora; Tidholm, Anna; Nägga, KM; Moesgaard, Sophie; Rasmussen, Caroline; Falk, Torkel; Häggström, Jens; Pedersen, HD; Åblad, Björn; Nilsen, H.Y.; Olsen, LH


Conclusions and Clinical Importance Assessed by STE, LV function appeared to be augmented in moderate-to-severe disease. However, at CHF stages with greatly enlarged atria, a decrease to levels comparable to dogs with no or minimal MR was observed.


Deformation; Deformation Rate; Mitral regurgitation; Ventricular function

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Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2012, volume: 26, number: 6, pages: 1309-1319

Authors' information

Zois, Nora
Copenhagen University Hospital
Albano Animal Hospital
Nägga, KM
Moesgaard, Sophie
Rasmussen, Caroline
Falk, Torkel
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences
Pedersen, HD
Åblad, Björn
Nilsen, H.Y.
Olsen, LH

UKÄ Subject classification

Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Clinical Science

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