A Simplified Approach to Left Ventricular Torsion
Keywords:Physiology, Medicine, Ultrasound
Recent technological advancements have provided greater insight into left ventricular mechanics, in particular left ventricular rotation (torsion and untwisting). The measurement of left ventricular rotation provides great insight into various conditions. For instance, left ventricular rotation appears to be a more sensitive marker of cardiac (mal)adaptations to different conditions such as diabetes and aging in comparison to conventional global markers.
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