Comparison of characteristics and outcomes of asymptomatic versus symptomatic left ventricular dysfunction in subjects 65 years old or older (from the Cardiovascular Health Study).

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Although asymptomatic left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction (ALVSD) is common, its phenotype and prognosis for incident heart failure (HF) and mortality are insufficiently understood. Echocardiography was done in 5,649 participants in the Cardiovascular Health Study (age 73.0 ± 5.6 years, 57.6% women). The clinical characteristics and cardiovascular… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.01.051

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@article{Pandhi2011ComparisonOC, title={Comparison of characteristics and outcomes of asymptomatic versus symptomatic left ventricular dysfunction in subjects 65 years old or older (from the Cardiovascular Health Study).}, author={Jay Pandhi and John S. Gottdiener and Traci M Bartz and Willem Johan Kop and Mandeep R. Mehra}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2011}, volume={107 11}, pages={1667-74} }