Association between Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain and Functional Capacity Measured with Six-Minutes Walk Test in Patients after Acute Myocardial Infarction.


  • Trisulo Wasyanto Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret Dr. Moewardi General Hospital, Surakarta
  • Pipiet Wulandari Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret
  • Niniek Purwaningtyas Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret Dr. Moewardi General Hospital, Surakarta
  • Bhisma Murti Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret


Background: The ischemia resulting from critical coronary narrowing or total occlusion first affects the subendocardialmyofibers. Thus, abnormalities in longitudinal function can be detected before reductions in LVEF and reflects infarct size. The 6MWT provides information that may be a better index of the patient


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