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Equation of Nagueh et al for Determining Left Ventricular Filling Pressure in Atrial Fibrillation Using Doppler Echocardiography

Purpose:

To predict left ventricular filling pressure (LVFP) in a patient with atrial fibrillation (AF) using the equation of Nagueh et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

imaging studies, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I48

Description:

Nagueh et al used Doppler echocardiography to estimate left ventricular filling pressure in a patient with atrial fibrillation (AF). The authors are from Baylor College of Medicine and the Methodist Hospital in Houston.

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