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April-June  2019 | Vol 29 | Issue  2

Review Article

The Intrusive nature of epicardial adipose tissue as revealed by cardiac magnetic resonance

The epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) refers to the deposition of adipose tissue fully enclosed by the pericardial sac. EAT has a complex mixture of adipocytes, nervous tissue, as well as inflammatory...


Original Article

Left Atrial Fractional Shortening: A Simple and Practical “Strain” for Everyone

Background: The function of the left atrium (LA) is reduced in many cardiac diseases even with normal size. The assessment of its compliance could represent an added value in an echocardiogra...


Case Report

Aortic regurgitation as a risk factor for coronary embolization from complex atheromatous aortic plaques: A clinical case

Patients with mobile aortic arch atheroma and severe aortic regurgitation may be at higher risk of systemic embolism. We report the case of a 68-year-old male patient with complex aortic arch plaque...


Case Report

The usefulness of a multimodality approach in a case of subtle iatrogenic aortic dissection: Sometimes is better to look and wait

We report a rare case of iatrogenic right coronary artery (RCA) dissection complicated by a retrograde subtle aortic dissection, which occurred during a primary percutaneous transluminal coronary an...


Case Report

Anomalous right coronary artery origin from left main stem: Role of cardio-computed tomography in the diagnosis and therapeutic Approach

Anomalous coronary arteries (ACAs) are rare but potentially life-threatening abnormalities of coronary circulation. Most of the variants are benign; however, some may lead to myocardial ischemia and...


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Journal of Cardiovascular Echography (JCEcho), is the official publication of Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (SIEC). The journal promotes research, clinical practice through education and dissemination of knowledge in the field of Cardiovascular Imaging (e.g. Ultrasonic Cardiovascular Imaging, MRI, CT, etc.)

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