ALVD

(redirected from Asymptomatic Left Ventricular Dysfunction)
AcronymDefinition
ALVDAsymptomatic Left Ventricular Dysfunction (precursor to heart failure)
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Faden G, Faganello G et al The increasing detection of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus without overt cardiac disease: Data from the SHORTWAVE study.
Investigators found, "in the randomized, controlled STOP-HF trial," that "patients who had an intervention if their BNP levels exceeded 50 pg/mL had a significantly lower risk of a hitting the primary endpoint of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction, with or without heart failure, compared with controls (odds ratio 0.
During average follow-up of just over 4 years, patients referred to the cardiology program had 25 cases (10%) of heart failure or asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction, compared with 44 cases (19%) in the control arm, a 54% odds ratio reduction that was statistically significant for the study's primary endpoint.
At the early stages, it may play a key role in preserving the compensated state of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (8, 9).
The circulating concentrations of OLF were measured by RIA in a study of 47 patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (63).
88) has suggested that serum IL-6 is increased with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction before overt clinical HF.
The original SOLVD trials randomized nearly 7,000 Americans, Canadians, and Belgians with congestive heart failure (CHF) or asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction to enalapril or placebo, then followed them for a mean of 3.
At the conclusion of the SOLVD prevention trial, patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction who received enalapril had significantly lower rates of MI and hospitalization than those who received placebo.
It's also entirely appropriate to prescribe these agents in patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction, even though such patients weren't included in MERIT-HF or the other large trials.
Prognostic significance of plasma norepinephrine in patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction.
A subset of 241 patients ANP (RIA) 1996 (87) with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction were enrolled in the SOLVD Prevention Trial Tsutamoto et al.
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