Table 2

Alternative techniques for the quantification of regional LV function28

DisplacementCentre line (from 2D echo)Annular M mode
Colour kinesisTissue tracking
ThickeningAnatomical M mode
Integrated backscatter
VelocityVelocity from displacementTissue Doppler velocity
Longitudinal velocityStrain
Tissue Doppler gradient
TimingTime to peak systoleTime to peak systole
Time to onset of diastoleTime to onset of diastole