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Killip scale

Killip classification Cardiology A system used to stratify the severity of left ventricular dysfunction and determine clinical status of Pts post MI
Killip classification
Class 1 No rales, no 3rd heart sound
Class 2 Rales in <12 lung field or presence of a 3rd heart sound
Class 3 Rales in >12 lung field–pulmonary edema
Class 4 Cardiogenic shock–determined clinically
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At admission, patients who had a history of beta blockers, angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers(ARBs) for the treatment of hypertension, had longer symptom time and had higher Killip classification developed AKI during the hospital stay.
Age, sex, BMI, prevalence of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, smoking, obesity and Killip classification were not different between the patients with and without new cardiac events.
As mentioned above, age, sex, BMI, prevalence of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, smoking, obesity and Killip classification were not different between the patients with and without new cardiac events.
Coronary angiography and echocardiographic findings, Killip classification and in-hospital mortality of the patients with RBBB and the control group were investigated.
The number of narrowed coronary arteries, Killip classification, and total cholesterol are all independent predictors of the fQRS complexes.