Echocardiographic predictors of late mortality in elderly patients with acute coronary syndromes.

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BACKGROUND Echocardiographic ventricular function predicts prognosis and guides management in patients with acute coronary syndromes. In elderly patients, interpretation of echocardiographic measurements may be difficult, especially regarding assessment of diastolic left ventricular function. OBJECTIVES To examine the usefulness of echocardiographic… (More)

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@article{Shiran2007EchocardiographicPO, title={Echocardiographic predictors of late mortality in elderly patients with acute coronary syndromes.}, author={Avinoam Shiran and Salim Adawi and Idit Dobrecky-Mery and David A. Halon and Basil S. Lewis}, journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ}, year={2007}, volume={9 4}, pages={247-51} }