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LEFT VENTRICULAR ROTATION, TWIST AND UNTWIST: PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE

https://doi.org/10.20996/1819-6446-2015-11-1-68-78

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Abstract

The helical ventricular myocardial band of Torrent-Guasp is a new concept, which provides strong grounds for reconciliation of some important aspects in cardiovascular medicine. Oblique fiber orientation provides left ventricular rotation, which in addition to radial thickening and longitudinal shortening, is predicted as an essential component of the effective left ventricular pumping. Left ventricular rotation can be measured in clinical practice noninvasively using echocardiography and this provides new opportunities for the assessment of different aspects of left ventricular mechanical function.

About the Authors

E. N. Pavlyukova
Research Institute of Cardiology, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Russian Federation
Kievskaya ul. 111A, Tomsk, 634012 Russia


D. A. Kuzhel
Krasnoyarsk Territory Hospital №2, Krasnoyarsk State Medical University named after Prof. V.F Voyno-Yasenetsky
Russian Federation

Karla Marxa ul. 43, Krasnoyarsk, 660097 Russia

Partizana Zheleznyaka ul. 1, Krasnoyarsk, 660022 Russia



G. V. Matyushin
Krasnoyarsk State Medical University named after Prof. V.F Voyno-Yasenetsky
Russian Federation
Partizana Zheleznyaka ul. 1, Krasnoyarsk, 660022 Russia


E. A. Savchenko
Krasnoyarsk State Medical University named after Prof. V.F Voyno-Yasenetsky
Russian Federation
Partizana Zheleznyaka ul. 1, Krasnoyarsk, 660022 Russia


S. A. Filippova
Krasnoyarsk Territory Hospital №20
Russian Federation
Instrumentalnaya ul. 12, Krasnoyarsk, 660014 Russia


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Pavlyukova E.N., Kuzhel D.A., Matyushin G.V., Savchenko E.A., Filippova S.A. LEFT VENTRICULAR ROTATION, TWIST AND UNTWIST: PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE. Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2015;11(1):68-78. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.20996/1819-6446-2015-11-1-68-78

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