Increased long-term mortality in women with high left ventricular ejection fraction: data from the CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes: An InteRnational Multicenter) long-term registry

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging

30 January Jan 2020 4 months ago
  • Andreini D, Pontone G

There are significant sex-specific differences in left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), with a higher LVEF being observed in women. We sought to assess the clinical relevance of an increased LVEF in women and men.

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Gebhard C, Maredziak M, Messerli M, Buechel RR, Lin F, Gransar H, Achenbach S, Al-Mallah MH, Andreini D, Bax JJ, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Cademartiri F, Callister TQ, Chang HJ, Chinnaiyan K, Chow BJW, Cury RC, DeLago A, Feuchtner G, Hadamitzky M, Hausleiter J, Kim YJ, Leipsic J, Maffei E, Marques H, Gonçalves PA, Pontone G, Raff GL, Rubinshtein R, Shaw LJ, Villines TC, Lu Y, Jones EC, Peña JM, Min JK, Kaufmann PA. Increased long-term mortality in women with high left ventricular ejection fraction: data from the CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes: An InteRnational Multicenter) long-term registry. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2020 Jan 27. pii: jez321. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jez321

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