WIT Press


Left Ventricular Flow Propagation Velocity: Insights From A Combined Hydraulic And Numerical Model Study

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AFM020021

Volume

36

Pages

8

Published

2002

Size

545 kb

Author(s)

P. Verdonck, S. De Mey & J. Vierendeels

Abstract

Diagnosis of diastolic heart failure remains difficult in clinical practice. Non-invasive assessment of the flow field within the left ventricle (LV) using color M-mode Doppler (CMD) echocardiography provides a potential techmque that can differentiate between the norma.1 and diseased heart.

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