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Equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography in men after transmural myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  6323097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Using equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography, the authors investigated left ventricular ejection fraction in 10 healthy men and in 57 men who had undergone their first transmural myocardial infarction (MI) 4 to 7 months earlier, were below 65 years of age and did not present signs of heart failure at the time of examination. Resting ejection fraction in healthy men amounted to 63 +/- 5%, in patients with uncomplicated MI to 54 +/- 7%, and in patients with clinical manifestations of heart failure in the acute phase to 37 +/- 8%. Patients with anteroseptal MI showed a negative correlation between the ejection fraction, on the one hand, and the sum of Q wave voltages in the precordial ECG map and the maximum value of serum creatine kinase in the acute phase of MI, on the other hand. The ejection fraction correlated with the degree of pulmonary hypertension during exercise. At work load of 50 W the ejection fraction measured in 31 patients was not significantly different shortly before discharge from hospital and 6 months after the onset of MI.
A Nestával; V Stanĕk; I Málek; J Kidery; I Runczik; V Cernoch; A Oppelt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cor et vasa     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0010-8650     ISO Abbreviation:  Cor Vasa     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-02     Completed Date:  1984-05-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372614     Medline TA:  Cor Vasa     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  422-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Output*
Diphosphates / diagnostic use*
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications,  physiopathology*
Stroke Volume*
Technetium / diagnostic use*
Technetium Tc 99m Pyrophosphate
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Diphosphates; 0/Technetium Tc 99m Pyrophosphate; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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