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Archives of cardiovascular diseases
Volume 105, n° 4
pages 196-202 (avril 2012)
Doi : 10.1016/j.acvd.2012.02.008
Received : 10 February 2012 ;  accepted : 14 February 2012
Improving stress echocardiography accuracy for detecting left circumflex artery stenosis: A new echocardiographic sign?
Amélioration de la performance diagnostique de l’échographie de stress pour détecter une sténose circonflexe : un nouveau signe ?
 
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. Exercise echocardiography in a 68-year-old man with a positive exercise ECG without symptoms. The quad-screen format apical four-chamber view depicts a typical RA-HA sign as a horizontal displacement of the apex toward right. During recovery (25 seconds later), the sign is always present but very subtle. The coronary angiography demonstrated a tight stenosis of the left circumflex artery.

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. Exercise echocardiography in a 71-year-old woman who suffered exercise dyspnoea. The quad-screen format apical four-chamber view shows poor image quality but a RA-HA sign is clearly visible at peak stress. A 90% stenosis of the left circumflex artery and a 70% stenosis of the left descending artery were present at angiography.

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