Evaluation of hemodynamic changes in patients with mitral valve replacement using dobutamine stress echocardiography


Ulus A. T. , Tutun U., Budak B., Erbas S., Arat N., Bozboga S., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.7, no.4, pp.397-403, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.397-403

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the response of heart to stress according to the size of the prosthetic valve in patients who had undergone mitral valve replacement by using dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) and to evaluate the relationship between the size of the prosthetic valve and cardiac recovery-remodeling process.