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A Comparison of the Performance of Myocardial Videodensitometry, Tissue Velocity Imaging and Tissue Tracking in Discrimination Between ST-Segment Elevation Ischemic Reperfusion Injury and Normal Reperfusion State After Non-Beating Cardiac Operation

Xiao Zhi Zheng 1 , Bin Yang 2 , * and Jing Wu 1
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1 Department of Ultrasound, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University (The First People’s Hospital of Yancheng), Jiangsu Province, P.R. China
2 Department of Ultrasound, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Jiangsu Province, P.R. China
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: December 01, 2014, 11 (4); e11393
  • Published Online: August 24, 2014
  • Article Type: Research ArticleCARDIAC IMAGING
  • Received: April 4, 2013
  • Revised: May 22, 2013
  • Accepted: June 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.11393

To Cite: Zhi Zheng X, Yang B, Wu J. A Comparison of the Performance of Myocardial Videodensitometry, Tissue Velocity Imaging and Tissue Tracking in Discrimination Between ST-Segment Elevation Ischemic Reperfusion Injury and Normal Reperfusion State After Non-Beating Cardiac Operation, Iran J Radiol. 2014 ; 11(4):e11393. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.11393.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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