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Figure 1 | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

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From: Transient left ventricular apical ballooning and exercise induced hypertension during treadmill exercise testing: is there a common hypersympathetic mechanism?

Figure 1

Apical 2-chamber views taken during treadmill exercise testing, demonstrating mid to apical akinesis which develops during stress. Images A and B are taken during rest, and C and D are at peak stress, during diastole (Images A and C) and systole (Images B and D) Image D shows mid to apical akinesis, arrows indicate "hinge point" between basal hyperkinesis and mid to apical akinesis. (LV: Left ventricle).

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