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a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart

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Prevalence and significance of left ventricular filling abnormalities determined by Doppler echocardiography in type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetic patients.
Estimation of mean left atrial pressure from transesophageal pulsed Doppler echocardiography of pulmonary venous flow.
Detection of aortic insufficiency by standard echocardiography, pulsed Doppler echocardiography, and auscultation.
A pregnancy complicated by maternal or fetal tuberous sclerosis deserves careful observation and the fetus should undergo prenatal fetal Doppler echocardiography and if possible an MRI for evaluation of other fetal structures including brain and renal parenchyma, so that parents can be counseled regarding its future prognostic implications (6).
Noninvasive estimates of PAP by Doppler echocardiography studies (PAPS) are based on the tricuspid regurgitation jet.
4] Dokainish H, Zoghbi WA, Lakkis NM, Al-Bakshy F, Dhir M, Quinones MA, et al Optimal noninvasive assessment of left ventricular filling pressures: A comparison of tissue Doppler echocardiography and B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with pulmonary artery catheters.
It aimed at comparing echocardiographic findings before and after surgical correction of TOF, and investigated the use of Doppler echocardiography as a simple, inexpensive and reproducible method for assessment of cardiac function.
9-14) Hence, novel methods for more objective estimation of the cardiac functions such as tissue Doppler echocardiography (TDE) or Doppler-derived myocardial performance index (MPI) might be helpful in BD.
Doppler echocardiography provides a means to non-invasively evaluate the anatomy and function of the heart non-invasively, and is playing an increasingly important role in the evaluation and management of patients or animals with all forms of cardiac disease [1,2,3] .
An ultrasound scan Color Doppler Echocardiography is a painless test that uses sound waves to detect diseases of all parts of the body including heart vessels at an early stage and also used for treatment of many diseases.
For calculation of pulmonary artery pressure firstly tricuspid valve regurgitant jet was identified by color Doppler echocardiography (Vivid 7 dimension; Mann healthcare, GE).
Evaluation of anatomical obstruction by Doppler echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with coarctation of the aorta.
9] have described criteria that include: (i) the absence of co-existing cardiac abnormalities; (ii) a two-layered structure of the ventricular wall with an end-systolic ratio of non-compacted to compacted layer of >2; (iii) the finding of this morphological presentation in apical and mid-ventricular areas; and (iv) direct blood flow from the ventricular cavity into the deep intertrabecular recesses, as assessed by Doppler echocardiography.
Material and Methods: In this study, right and left ventricle systolic and diastolic functions of 45 term babies of diabetic mothers and 50 healthy term newborns were examined using tissue Doppler echocardiography.
Doppler echocardiography can be used to investigate various heart conditions, the way blood is circulating and check for any heart valve abnormalities.