Left ventricular systolic dysfunction and the risk of ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) is associated with cardiovascular mortality. Its association with ischemic stroke has been mainly documented after myocardial infarction. The stroke risk associated with LVD, especially of mild degree, in the general population is unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship… (More)


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