Representative echocardiographic images of control and pressure overloaded rats at 6 weeks after aortic banding.

<p>B-mode and M-mode assessments of LV morphology and systolic function in control (<b>A</b>) and pressure overload rats (<b>B</b>). Four chamber view and transmitral Doppler pattern in control (<b>C</b>) and pressure overloaded rats (<b>D</b>). Four chamber view and tissue Doppler spectrum in control (<b>E</b>) and pressure overloaded rats (<b>F</b>).</p>