Assessment of diastolic function in children and adolescents with beta-thalassemia major by tissue Doppler imaging

YAVUZ T., Nisli K., Oner N., Ertugrul T., SALCIOGLU Z., AYDOGAN G., ...More

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.46, no.1, pp.26-32, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Aim: The purpose of this study was to analyze myocardial diastolic function in patients with beta-thalassemia major before development of overt cardiomyopathy using pulsed wave tissue Doppler imaging, and compare data with conventional Doppler echocardiography.