Early detection of myocardial deformation by 2D speckle tracking echocardiography in normotensive obese children and adolescents


Binnetoglu F. K. , Yildirim S. , Topaloglu N. , TEKİN M., KAYMAZ N. , AYLANÇ H. , ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.15, no.2, pp.151-157, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2014.5189
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-157
  • Keywords: echocardiography, obesity, regression analysis, strain, LEFT-VENTRICULAR MASS, NONHYPERTENSIVE CHILDREN, DIASTOLIC FUNCTION, SYSTOLIC FUNCTION, TISSUE DOPPLER, MORBID-OBESITY, US CHILDREN, ASSOCIATION, EPIDEMIC, CARDIOMYOPATHY

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the left venticular myocardial deformation parameters in normotensive obese children and adolescents by using 2-D speckle tracking echocardiography.