Strain for all: Válvulas

http://imaging.onlinejacc.org/content/11/9/1235

Myocardial Strain in Prediction of Outcomes After Surgery for Severe Mitral Regurgitation

Conclusions GLS appears to be a better predictor of cardiac events all-cause death than conventional parameters. Measuring preoperative GLS is helpful to predict post-operative outcome and determine optimal timing for surgery in patients with severe primary MR.

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