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Journal of Echocardiography

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08.07.2020 | Original Investigation

Impaired global longitudinal strain in elderly patients with preserved ejection fraction is associated with raised post-exercise left ventricular filling pressure

Up to one half of the patients with heart failure have preserved ejection fraction (EF) [ 1 ]. Elevated diastolic filling pressures are the main physiologic consequence of heart failure with preserved EF (HFpEF) [ 2 ]. It has been shown and …

04.06.2020 | Letter to the Editor

Leadership to improve consistency in echocardiography data

04.06.2020 | Letter to the Editor

In reply to the Letter to the Editor “Leadership to improve consistency in echocardiography date”

27.05.2020 | Original Investigation

Assessment of myocardial viability using echocardiographic strain imaging in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: comparison with cardiac PET imaging

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality [ 1 ]. Left ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction in patients with acute or chronic CAD is a reversible process. In dysfunctional viable myocardial …

27.05.2020 | Case image in cardiovascular ultrasound

Systolic anterior motion of the posterior mitral leaflet in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with Noonan syndrome

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is associated with 16% of the cases of Noonan syndrome [ 2 ]. LVOT obstruction in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is generally caused by SAM of the anterior mitral leaflet and rarely by SAM of the posterior …

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The official journal of the Japanese Society of Echocardiography, the Journal of Echocardiography publishes work that contributes to progress in the field and articles in clinical research as well. It seeks to develop a new focus and new perspectives for all who are concerned with this discipline.

The journal features original investigations, review articles, letters to the editor, editorials, and images in cardiovascular ultrasound. It provides the best up-to-date information from around the world, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

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Journal of Echocardiography has been accepted by PUBMED/MEDLINE in July 2015.

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