Rohlfs I, Elosua R, Masiá R, Sala J, Marrugat J,

[Trends in the proportion of patients younger than 75 years with acute myocardial infarction and Killip class III and IV. variables associated with occurence and case-fatality: 1978-1997].

Rev Esp Cardiol 2002 Nov; 55 (11): 1117-23, PMID: 12423567

Acute pulmonary edema (Killip III) or cardiogenic shock (Killip IV) is associated with a higher mortality in the acute phase of myocardial infarction (AMI).

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