Redefining normal reference ranges for echocardiography: a major new individual person data meta-analysis
Poppe, Katrina K.; Doughty, Robert N.; Whalley, Gillian
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Citation:Poppe, K.K. (2012).Redefining normal reference ranges for echocardiography: a major new individual person data meta-analysis. European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging. 7 August 2012
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2592
Current recommended reference ranges for echocardiographic measurements may not be relevant to the diverse world population they are applied to. A new study, the echocardiographic normal reference ranges of the left heart (EchoNoRMAL) study, is an individual person data meta-analysis of standard echocardiographic measurements which aims to re-define normal reference ranges of left heart dimensions, areas, volumes, mitral inflow and tissue Doppler, and associated calculated variables.