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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. SHOCK and LEFT-SIDED FAILURE, even if mild, in the setting of serious coronary artery stenosis. This is because the heart is enlarged in general. Individuals who served on the Clinical Guidelines Committee from initiation of the project until its approval were: Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD (Chair); Roger Chou, MD; Molly Cooke, MD; Paul Dallas, MD; Thomas D.

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