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Embolic potential of left ventricular thrombi detected by two-dimensional echocardiography.
We sought to determine whether an association existed between the echocardiographic appearance of left ventricular thrombi and systemic embolization. We reviewed the clinical and echocardiographicExpand
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Regional Stasis of Blood in the Dysfunctional Left Ventricle: Echocardiographic Detection and Differentiation from Early Thrombosis
In two-dimensional echocardiographic studies of left ventricular thrombus in patients, an unusual pattern of dynamic left ventricular intracavitary echoes was identified in some hearts with severeExpand
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Effect of the antiarrhythmic agent moricizine on survival after myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND The Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) tested the hypothesis that the suppression of asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic ventricular premature depolarizations in survivors ofExpand
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Unstable angina pectoris: national cooperative study group to compare medical and surgical therapy. I. Report of protocol and patient population.
A preliminary report is presented of a prospective randomized trial conducted by eight cooperative institutions under the auspices of the National Heart and Lung Institute to compare theExpand
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Left Ventricular Preejection Period and Ejection Time in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
The phases of systole were measured in 51 patients with acute myocardial infarction and three control groups: (1) a group of 40 patients without heart disease, (2) a group of 23 patients admitted toExpand
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Lung Water in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
Pulmonary extravascular water volume (PEV) or lung water was measured in 45 patients with acute myocardial infarction, utilizing the double radioisotope indicator dilution technique. A PEV greaterExpand
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Reactive Hyperemia for the Clinical Diagnosis of Subclavian Steal Syndrome: Report of a Case
The diagnosis of subclarian steal syndrome in a patient was strengthened by utilizing reactive hyperemia of the ipsiiaterai arm to reproduce the presenting clinical symptoms.
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Suppression of Ventricular Ectopic Depolarizations by Flecainide Acetate, A New Antiarrhythmic Agent
Flecainide acetate, a new antiarrhythmic agent, was given orally to 11 hospitalized patients with chronic high-frequency ventricular ectopic depolarizations. Drug effectiveness was evaluated with aExpand
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Echocardiographic observations on ventricular septal rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction.
Echocardiograms were performed on three patients with ventricular septal rupture complicating myocardial infarction. The pulmonary artery mean pressure was 30 mm Hg or more in all three patients. TheExpand
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