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Screening Tests for Determining Risk of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction

Purpose:

To screen a patient for evidence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction using the algorithm of Nielsen et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, imaging studies

ICD-10:

I50.1

Description:

Nielsen et al used a small battery of screening tests to determine a patient's risk of left ventricular systolic dysfunction. This can help identify a patient for whom additional testing is warranted. The authors are from Copenhagen University Hospital and Odense University Hospital in Denmark.

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