Risk stratification and survival after myocardial infarction.

  • Published 1983 in The New England journal of medicine


We assessed the role of physiologic measurements of heart function in predicting mortality after myocardial infarction. Most of the 866 patients enrolled in our multicenter study underwent 24-hour Holter monitoring and determination of the resting radionuclide ventricular ejection fraction before discharge. Univariate analyses showed a progressive increase… (More)


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