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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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