Fast Five Quiz: Can You Answer These Challenging Cardiology Questions?

Ali A. Sovari, MD; Yasmine S. Ali, MD; Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD; Wai Hong Wilson Tang, MD


March 13, 2017

LVH may be seen as a compensatory mechanism to increase cardiac output from the early stages of aortic regurgitation and is not necessarily associated with poor long-term prognosis. An LVEF <55%, a left ventricular end-systolic dimension >55 mm, and a left ventricular end-diastolic dimension <75 mm are signs of poor prognosis and usually require surgical evaluation.

For more on echocardiography in aortic regurgitation, read here.


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