Prognostic implication of early ejection fraction on long-term mortality and quality of life following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Akbar H. Khan, T. Jared Bunch, Roger D. White, Douglas L Packer

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Abstract

In this study of a unique cohort of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors with ventricular fibrillation, the initial ejection fraction was predictive of increased long-term mortality. However, overall long-term quality-of-life was favorable and independent of the ejection fraction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1027-1030
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume93
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 15 2004

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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Ventricular Fibrillation
Survivors
Quality of Life
Mortality

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Prognostic implication of early ejection fraction on long-term mortality and quality of life following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. / Khan, Akbar H.; Bunch, T. Jared; White, Roger D.; Packer, Douglas L.

In: American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 93, No. 8, 15.04.2004, p. 1027-1030.

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