Smoking: a major predictor of left ventricular function after occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery.

Abstract

The major predictors of left ventricular function after coronary artery occlusion were assessed in 108 consecutive patients who had complete occlusion of the left anterior descending artery as the only important lesion demonstrated at angiography between June 1978 and June 1983. A scoring system was used to identify regional damage on left ventriculograms… (More)

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