These echocardiogram findings were associated with higher mortality in patients with aluminum phosphide poisoning?
Left-ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and left ventricular hypokinesia. Elgazzar FM et al. examined 90 patients from September 2019 through December 2020 with acute aluminum phosphide poisoning. Survivors had a higher mean LVEF and a lower percentage of global LV hypokinesia.
Elgazzar FM et al. The Role of Echocardiographic Finidngs in Estimating Survival Probability of Intensive Care Unit Admitted Aluminum Phosphde Poisoned Patients. JMT. Published online 27 Jan 2022.