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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2013

Left Ventricular Twist and Circumferential Strain in Dogs with Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease

Zois, N; NT, Olsen; Moesgaard, SG; Rasmussen, CE; Falk, T.; Häggström, Jens; Pedersen, HD; Møller, J.E.; Olsen, LH


Conclusions and Clinical Importance: No STE-derived variable was decreased before onset of CHF. In dogs with CHF receiving treatment, the delayed onset of relaxation might indicate LV dysfunction and the hyperdynamic CSt and LV twist reflect compensatory mechanisms.


Mitral regurgitation; Speckle tracking; Torsion

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Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2013, volume: 27, number: 4, pages: 875-883

Authors' information

Zois, N
NT, Olsen
Moesgaard, SG
Rasmussen, CE
Falk, T.
University of Copenhagen
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences
Pedersen, HD
Møller, J.E.
Copenhagen University Hospital
Olsen, LH

UKÄ Subject classification

Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

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