ventricular ejection


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ventricular ejection

Etymology: L, ventriculus + ejicere, to cast out
the forceful expulsion of blood from the ventricles into the aorta and the pulmonary arteries.

ventricular ejection

Forceful expulsion of blood from the ventricles of the heart.
See also: ejection
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This study shows a strong negative correlation between serum troponin T concentration measured 12-48 hours postmyocardial infarction and echocardiographic left ventricular ejection fraction (r =- 0.
Left ventricular ejection fraction was decreased significantly in Group B when compared with control group (P < 0.
Automatic quantification of left ventricular ejection fraction from gated blood pool SPECT.
This study was conducted as a preliminary investigation to evaluate the frequency of doxorubicin induced early asymptomatic decline in left ventricular ejection fraction by serial echocardiography and to identify risk factors associated with cardiotoxicity.
Congestive heart failure in subjects with normal versus reduced left ventricular ejection fraction: prevalence and mortality in a population-based cohort.
Left ventricular ejection fraction was 50% and mitral inflow Doppler interrogation revealed type 1 diastolic dysfunction.
Patients with apparent recovery of left ventricular ejection fraction may actually be at long-term risk from common subsequent events such as viral infection, anaemia, super ventricular tachycardia, coronary heart disease and hypertension.
Participants: 30 elderly (mean age 75) patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) with left ventricular ejection fraction [less than or equal to]35%, of whom 28 were randomized to placebo or supplemented groups
The expanded coverage decision recommends coverage for beneficiaries who meet the following specific criteria: amyloid deposition in 2 or fewer organs and cardiac left ventricular ejection fraction of greater than 45%.
Previous studies linked reduced outflow--a measure called left ventricular ejection fraction--to impaired exercise ability and poor prognosis after a heart attack.

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