Decreased left ventricular torsion in patients with isolated mitral stenosis

KIRILMAZ B., Asgun F., SAYGI S., Ercan E.

HERZ, vol.40, no.1, pp.123-128, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-013-3970-4
  • Journal Name: HERZ
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.123-128


Left ventricular (LV) torsion is a sensitive indicator of myocardial contractility and cardiac structure, and has recently been recognized as a sensitive indicator of cardiac performance. The aim of our study was to assess the effect of isolated mitral stenosis on LV torsion.