Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony for Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Asymptomatic Women and Men: The Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

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Sharma, Ravi K.; Volpe, Gustavo; Rosen, Boaz D.; Ambale‐Venkatesh, Bharat; Donekal, Sirisha; Fernandes, Veronica; Wu, Colin O.; Carr, Jeffrey; Bluemke, David A.; Lima, João A. C.;
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease,volume 3,issue 4 (eissn: 2047-9980)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4310386, doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.000975
  • Subject: cardiovascular events | Heart Failure | left ventricular dyssynchrony | cardiac magnetic resonance imaging | Original Research | prognosis

Background Left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony is related to adverse outcomes in systolic heart failure, but its prognostic importance in asymptomatic population is not known. Our objective was to assess the prognostic implications of LV mechanical dyssynchrony in a larg... View more
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