Strain Reversus: A Diagnostic Regional Myocardial Left Ventricular Longitudinal Strain Pattern in Tuberculous Constrictive Pericarditis on Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Echocardiography

Background: Tuberculous constrictive pericarditis (CP) is a chronic inflammatory disease by Mycobacterium tuberculosis affecting the pericardium, occurring mainly in developing nations. The aim of this study was to evaluate left atrial (LA) and left ventricular (LV) myocardial mechanics in tuberculo...

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Main Authors: Mrunmayee S Deshpande, Milind S Phadke, Varun P Bhatia, Pooja R Mankame, Nitin J Burkule, Md Talha Abid Khan, Ajay U Mahajan, Pratap J Nathani
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:Journal of the Indian Academy of Echocardiography & Cardiovascular Imaging
Online Access:;year=2021;volume=5;issue=1;spage=10;epage=15;aulast=Deshpande