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2020 Feb 15

Int J Cardiol


Incidence, predictors and prognostic implications of dyspnea at admission among acute coronary syndrome patients without heart failure.


Marcus G, Shimony S, Stein GY, Matezky S, Iakobishvili Z, Minha S, Fuchs S
Int J Cardiol. 2020 Feb 15; 301:29-33.
PMID: 31753585.


Among patients with stable coronary artery disease, effort-related dyspnea is associated with a larger ischemic territory and worse outcome. Whether dyspnea, not related to heart failure, is also associated with adverse outcome among patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) has not been fully elucidated.