Objective ischemic evidence in patients with myocardial bridging: Ultrasonic tissue characterization with dobutamine stress integrated backscatter


DUYGU H., OZERKAN F., ZOGHI M., NALBANTGIL S., Kirilmaz B., AKILLI A., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.20, no.6, pp.717-723, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.echo.2006.11.013
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.717-723

Abstract

Background: in this study, we investigated the sensitivities of dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) and integrated backscatter (IBS) in detecting ischemia in patients with symptomatic myocardial bridging (MB).