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Crit Ultrasound J. 2018 Oct 8;10(1):26. doi: 10.1186/s13089-018-0107-2.

Diagnosis of diastolic dysfunction in the emergency department: really at reach for minimally trained sonologists? A call for a wise approach to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction diagnosis in the ER.

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Cardiac Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Cardiocentro Ticino, Via Tesserete 48, Lugano, Switzerland.
Emergency Department, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy.
Department of Clinical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Paediatric Sciences, Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy Unit, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.


Diastolic dysfunction; Echocardiography; Focused cardiac ultrasound; Heart failure; Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; Lung ultrasound

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