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      Prognostic implications of global LV dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of global longitudinal strain and ejection fraction.

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          Global longitudinal strain (GLS) is a robust, well validated and reproducible technique for the measurement of LV longitudinal deformation. We sought to assemble evidence that GLS is an accurate marker in predicting cardiovascular outcomes, compared to LVEF.

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          Journal
          Heart
          Heart (British Cardiac Society)
          1468-201X
          1355-6037
          Nov 2014
          : 100
          : 21
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
          Article
          heartjnl-2014-305538
          10.1136/heartjnl-2014-305538
          24860005
          0c179d73-3927-4aa8-b6d3-8346b686833f
          Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://group.bmj.com/group/rights-licensing/permissions.

          ejection fraction,mortality,outcome,speckle tracking
          ejection fraction, mortality, outcome, speckle tracking

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