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Mitral-annular Velocity Dynamics in CCP: Illustrating the Reversus-paradoxus Signs

Souvik Dey, Ramesh Kashav, Rohan Magoon, Iti Shri

Keywords : Annulus paradoxus, Annulus reversus, Chronic constrictive pericarditis, Perioperative echocardiography

Citation Information : Dey S, Kashav R, Magoon R, Shri I. Mitral-annular Velocity Dynamics in CCP: Illustrating the Reversus-paradoxus Signs. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2020; 8 (2):48-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1124

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 27-01-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Chronic constrictive pericarditis (CCP) is inherently associated with diastolic dysfunction. However, the relationship between: (1) Lateral to medial mitral annular velocity and (2) The ratio between early mitral inflow velocity and mitral annular early diastolic velocity (E/e’) to left atrial (LA) pressure is significantly altered in CCP. The present article highlights the same.

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