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Echocardiographic Wall Motion Score and Killip Class for Risk Stratification after Acute Myocardial Infarction

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Cardiology

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Description:

Based on Killip class and left ventricular wall motion on echocardiography following acute myocardial infarction, a patient's one year mortality rate can be assessed. The Killip class roughly categorizes the clinical severity of the acute infarction. The ventricular wall motion serves as a measure of left ventricular function.

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