Ejection fraction (procedure)

Known as: ejection fraction, ejection fraction (EF) 
amount of blood pumped out of the left lower chamber of the heart with each heart beat
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2015
Review
2015
Patients with repaired or palliated right heart congenital heart disease (CHD) are often left with residual lesions that progress… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Approximately 50% of patients with heart failure have a left ventricular ejection fraction of at least 45%, but no… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The prevalence of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction may be changing as a result of changes in population… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Cardiac resynchronization reduces symptoms and improves left ventricular function in many patients with heart failure… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Sudden death from cardiac causes remains a leading cause of death among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Patients with reduced left ventricular function after myocardial infarction are at risk for life-threatening… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the relative proportions of normal versus impaired left ventricular (LV… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Aldosterone is important in the pathophysiology of heart failure. In a doubleblind study, we enrolled 1663… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To construct a scoring system for the prediction of early mortality in cardiac surgical patients in Europe on the basis… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Experimental evidence suggests that autonomic markers such as heart-rate variability and baroreflex sensitivity (BRS… (More)
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