Assessment of left ventricular functions in patients with Sjogren's syndrome using tissue doppler echocardiography


Bayram N. A. , Cicek O. F. , Erten S. , KELEŞ T. , DURMAZ T. , Bilen E., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.16, no.4, pp.425-429, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.12049
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.425-429

Abstract

Aim: In our study, we aimed to evaluate left ventricular function in patients with Sjogren syndrome (SS) using tissue Doppler echocardiography (TDE) and myocardial performance index (MPI) in addition to conventional echocardiographic methods.