Echocardiographic ejection fraction in patients with acute heart failure: Correlations with hemodynamic, clinical, and neurohormonal measures and short-term outcome Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart Failure
  • Myocardial Contraction
  • Stroke Volume

abstract

  • In patients with acute heart failure, echocardiographic EF is weakly correlated with hemodynamic measures of left ventricular contractility and outcome; hence, it should be interpreted cautiously when evaluating patients admitted due to acute heart failure.

publication date

  • August 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ejheart.2004.10.013

PubMed ID

  • 16087136

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 815

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 7

number

  • 5