Retrospective Study
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World J Clin Cases. Oct 6, 2021; 9(28): 8366-8373
Published online Oct 6, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i28.8366
Ultrasonographic assessment of cardiac function and disease severity in coronary heart disease
Jing-Fang Zhang, Yin-Hui Du, Hai-Yan Hu, Xiu-Qing Han
Jing-Fang Zhang, Hai-Yan Hu, Xiu-Qing Han, Ultrasonic Department, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Medical College, Xi’an 710038, Shaanxi Province, China
Yin-Hui Du, Ultrasonic Department, Xi’an Fifth Hospital Shanxi Provincial Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Xi'an 710082, Shaanxi Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang JF and Du YH designed the experiment; Hu HY drafted the work, Han XQ collected the data; Zhang JF analyzed and interpreted the data; Zhang JF and Du YH wrote the article.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Medical College Ethics Committee.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest between them.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Yin-Hui Du, MD, Chief Doctor, Ultrasonic Department, Xi’an Fifth Hospital Shanxi Provincial Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, No. 112 Xiguanzheng Street, Xi’an 710082, Shaanxi Province, China.
Received: June 2, 2021
Peer-review started: June 2, 2021
First decision: June 24, 2021
Revised: July 5, 2021
Accepted: August 5, 2021
Article in press: August 5, 2021
Published online: October 6, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: This article confirms that patients with coronary heart disease have abnormal ultrasound examination parameters, and there are significant differences in these parameters among patients with different levels of cardiac function, disease severity, and prognosis. Therefore, ultrasound can be used to assess the condition and prognosis of the disease.