LAV Index Predicts Mortality Independent of Left Ventricular Geometry

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Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on left atrial volume index predicting mortality independent of left ventricular geometry. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/8/730.abstract