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BACKGROUND Elevated plasma levels of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and the N-terminal fragment of the ANP prohormone (N-ANP) are associated with decreased left ventricular function and decreased(More)
Patients with pulseless electrical activity or refractory ventricular fibrillation have a very bad prognosis. Coronary angiography and angioplasty may be required to restore an effective circulation,(More)
This trial investigated the effect of enalapril, administered early, on left ventricular (LV) volumes after myocardial infarction. Four hundred twenty-eight patients included in the Cooperative New(More)
BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS Although the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor enalapril has recently been shown to reduce mortality and the need for hospitalization in patients with left ventricular(More)
Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor therapy can preserve left ventricular (LV) function and geometric features and improve survival in subsets of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).(More)