Echocardiographic Evaluation of LV Diastolic Function. Natalie Bello, M.D. October 14, 2009. Objectives. Defining Diastole Diastolic Function Measurements Diastolic Function Grades. Diastology:.
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Echocardiographic Evaluation of LV Diastolic Function
Natalie Bello, M.D.
October 14, 2009
The science and art of characterizing left ventricular relaxation, filling dynamics, and their integration into clinical practice.
Insert Otto Figure 7-1 +/- 7-2
Tissue Doppler Imaging (e’)
Pulmonary Venous Doppler Flow
Wang et al Global Diastolic SR for LV Relaxation Circ. 2007; 115:1376-1383.
Douglas PS. The left atrium: a biomarker of chronic diastolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease risk. JACC 2002;42:1206-7.
BIDMC Echo Lab
Decel Time 140-250ms
E/e’: <8 normal