Left ventricular ejection fraction

Known as: LVEF 
The fraction of the left ventricular end diastolic volume ejected with each beat. The left ventricular ejection fraction is equal to the left… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance is present in the setting of congestive heart failure. Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Half of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) have preserved left-ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), but few… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic importance of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in stable… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The incremental prognostic value of post-stress left ventricular ejection fraction (EF) and volume over perfusion has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES This investigation was designed 1) to assess whether the early diastolic velocity of the mitral annulus (Ea) obtained… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess proinflammatory cytokine levels in patients in the studies of left ventricular dysfunction… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
UNLABELLED We have developed a completely automatic algorithm to quantitatively measure left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
By means of ECG gating of tomographic (SPECT) 99mTc-sestamibi (MIBI) images, myocardial perfusion and wall thickening have been… (More)
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