Cardiac function and maximal exercise capacity early after acute myocardial infarction.


The purpose of the study was to assess the relationship between left and right ventricular function measured at rest and maximal exercise capacity in patients with recent acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Forty-three male patients (Killip Class I, n = 36; Killip Class II, n = 7) with a wide range of left ventricular (LV) function and size underwent graded… (More)