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Targeted echocardiographic screening for subclinical left ventricular dysfunction to prevent incident heart failure

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posted on 10.05.2021, 04:37 by Elizabeth Potter
This thesis investigates strategies to prevent heart failure - when the pumping function of the heart is inadequate and symptoms develop. I identify how to select those most at risk, the sophisticated heart ultrasound measures that indicate early disease and test whether a drug used in advanced heart failure could prevent onset of symptoms.

History

Principal supervisor

Thomas Marwick

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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