Clinical characteristics of patients in studies of left ventricular dysfunction (SOLVD).

  title={Clinical characteristics of patients in studies of left ventricular dysfunction (SOLVD).},
  author={David Johnstone and Marian C. Limacher and Marie-Claude Rousseau and Chang Seng Liang and L. Ekelund and Miroslav Herman and Dawn L. Stewart and Micheline Guillotte and G Bjerken and William H. Gaasch},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={70 9},
The Studies of Left Ventricular Dysfunction (SOLVD) trials were designed to evaluate the effects of enalapril on long-term mortality in patients with severe left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. Patients with LV ejection fractions less than or equal to 0.35 and symptoms of congestive heart failure (CHF) were enrolled in the treatment trial, whereas those with no history of overt CHF and taking no treatment directed for LV dysfunction were enrolled in the prevention trial. The baseline clinical… CONTINUE READING


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