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Long-term effects of thrombolytic therapy on clinical course and left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  7836239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sixty five cases of Acute Myocardial Infarction, of which 40 cases received thrombolytic therapy, were followed up for a period of one year for clinical course and left ventricular function. Reperfusion was achieved in 65% cases who received thrombolytic therapy. At discharge and at one year treated group fared well on Killip Scale, and ejection fraction (EF), and the overally mortality was lower. This difference was more significant in the group who achieved reperfusion. Male sex, Anterior wall infarctions, deep Q wave infarctions as also low EF at the time of discharge and late cardiac events had adverse effect on the course of infarction during follow up.
S P Goyal; P K Wahal; M C Gupta; P Garg; D N Pandy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-27     Completed Date:  1995-02-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, SN Medical College, Agra.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / etiology
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / etiology
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Myocardial Reperfusion / adverse effects
Patient Discharge
Sex Factors
Streptokinase / therapeutic use
Stroke Volume / physiology
Survival Rate
Thrombolytic Therapy* / adverse effects
Ventricular Function, Left / drug effects*,  physiology
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.4.-/Streptokinase

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