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Left Ventricular Dysfunction

A condition in which the LEFT VENTRICLE of the heart was functionally impaired. This condition usually leads to HEART FAILURE; MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; and other cardiovascular complications. Diagnosis is made by measuring the diminished ejection fraction and a depressed level of motility of the left ventricular wall.
Also Known As:
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left; Dysfunction, Left Ventricular; Dysfunctions, Left Ventricular; Left Ventricular Dysfunctions; Ventricular Dysfunctions, Left
Networked: 3433 relevant articles (250 outcomes, 586 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Heart Failure
2. Myocardial Infarction
3. Coronary Artery Disease (Coronary Atherosclerosis)
4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
5. Infarction

Experts

1. Velazquez, Eric J: 19 articles (08/2015 - 11/2003)
2. Zareba, Wojciech: 17 articles (07/2015 - 03/2002)
3. Moss, Arthur J: 16 articles (07/2015 - 03/2002)
4. Pitt, Bertram: 16 articles (09/2013 - 12/2002)
5. Linde, Cecilia: 14 articles (09/2015 - 02/2006)
6. Solomon, Scott D: 14 articles (11/2013 - 11/2003)
7. Køber, Lars: 14 articles (08/2010 - 09/2003)
8. McNitt, Scott: 13 articles (07/2015 - 06/2005)
9. Pfeffer, Marc A: 13 articles (02/2011 - 11/2003)
10. Bax, Jeroen J: 12 articles (01/2015 - 12/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Left Ventricular Dysfunction:
1. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors)IBA
2. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)IBA
3. DobutamineFDA LinkGeneric
4. Captopril (Capoten)FDA LinkGeneric
5. EnalaprilFDA LinkGeneric
6. carvedilol (Coreg)FDA LinkGeneric
7. eplerenone (Inspra)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (Natrecor)FDA Link
9. AldosteroneIBA
10. Amiodarone (Amiodarona)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Implantable Defibrillators (Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator)
4. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
5. Myocardial Revascularization