Ventricular dysfunction and the risk of stroke after myocardial infarction.

@article{Loh1997VentricularDA,
  title={Ventricular dysfunction and the risk of stroke after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Elwyn Y. Loh and Martin Sutton and C C Wun and Jean Lucien Rouleau and Greg C. Flaker and Stephen S Gottlieb and Gervasio A. Lamas and Lemuel A. Moye and Samuel Z. Goldhaber and Marc Pfeffer},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={336 4},
  pages={251-7}
}
BACKGROUND In patients who have had a myocardial infarction, the long-term risk of stroke and its relation to the extent of left ventricular dysfunction have not been determined. We studied whether a reduced left ventricular ejection fraction is associated with an increased risk of stroke after myocardial infarction and whether other factors such as older age and therapy with anticoagulants, thrombolytic agents, or captopril affect long-term rates of stroke. METHODS We performed an… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 12 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 197 extracted citations

Antithrombotic Medication for Cardioembolic Stroke Prevention

Stroke research and treatment • 2011
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Antithrombotic Therapy in Cardiac Embolism

Current cardiology reviews • 2010
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…