What is Diastolic Dysfunction?

What is Diastolic Dysfunction?

Dr. Sameer Shrivastava, Heads the department of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, in this video will talk on diastolic dysfunction. He will explain that in diastolic dysfunction, due to failing of heart which cannot contract or push out blood adequately when it is contracting. The heart expands with stiffness or reservations in this abnormality. The stiffness of heart causes the problem of filling of blood. Dr. Sameer tells and explains the parameters of diastolic dysfunction. He will talk that when a person complains of shortness of breath, then how to rule out lungs problems or coronary artery disease. Diastolic dysfunction can be only be detected through echocardiography. Also, invasive techniques are available to calculate diastolic dysfunction.

Dr. Sameer Shrivastava

In-charge of Resident program at FEHI. Principal Coordinator of PGDCC (Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology) program at FEHI. An expert in all the Non-Invasive imaging procedures performed at FEHI including 3D Echocardiography, Tissue Doppler imaging, Strain, 2D Echocardiography, Vascular Dopplers & Stress Echocardiography. Awards & Expertise: Chairmans appreciation award (Individual) IMA Academy of Medical Specialties- 1997-98. Fellowship awarded by the Indian Academy of Echocardiography 2002 Certificate of honor from the Gwalior Medicos at Indian Medical Association in 2002.

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