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- Eberhardt, C.; Mitchell, K.J.; Schwarzwald, C.C.
- Journal of veterinary cardiology 2020 v.30 pp. 32-43
- atrial fibrillation; body weight; deformation; echocardiography; heart; heart valve diseases; horses
- ... The mechanical function of the left atrium (LA) plays a pivotal role in modulation of left ventricular filling. Assessment of LA function might be a clinically useful prognostic tool for horses with mitral regurgitation or atrial fibrillation. However, the most accurate, reliable, and clinically useful methods to assess LA myocardial function are yet to be determined. The objective of this study w ...