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Diagnostic accuracy of tissue Doppler echocardiography for patients with acute heart failure
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    Bedside tissue Doppler echocardiography and acute heart failure

    Dear Editor,

    I read with high interest the article by Huang et al which focuses on the clinical usefulness of tissue Doppler echocardiography in the emergency diagnosis of acute heart failure.[1] In their attractive prospective study, the authors conclude that the measurement of the tissue Doppler-derived E/Ea ratio is able to provide accurate diagnostic information in patients presenting with acute dyspnea in...

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