https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/17/2.htm. The new analysis of a randomized trial reinforces the significant, ongoing clinical relevance of the physical exam in heart failure, as ... Physical exam of patients with heart failure (HF) and
stroke and was linked to an increased risk of readmission for heart failure, a study found. ... The findings cast further doubt on the benefit associated with the use of aspirin in patients with [heart failure].
were significantly higher in patients admitted with heart failure and influenza infection compared to admissions for heart failure alone. ... Among 8,189,119 all-cause hospitalizations in patients with heart failure, 54,590 (0.67%) involved concomitant
Researchers reviewed admission records of 142 patients age 80 years and older with heart failure and ejection fraction of 50% or greater. ... Medication status was determined from lists included in discharge records from a patient's first admission for
New and revised recommendations on the treatment of heart failure were released last week jointly by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association. ... Changes were made in recommendations on heart failure with preserved
ACP, along with the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the American Heart Association (AHA), has released a clinical statement on heart failure. ... The statement further defines the skill set required of specialists treating patients
therapy to reduce morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. ... Head-to-head comparisons of an ARB versus ARNI for heart failure do not exist.
Results were published online by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure. ... Work occupation, household work, and physical inactivity were not significantly associated with development of heart failure.
Even though the iron overload is secondary in these patients, the complications are the same as with hereditary hemochromatosis, and they can die of liver failure and heart failure, just like
Many more elderly patients with heart failure have cognitive impairment than their treating cardiologists realize, a recent study found. ... The study found an association between greater memory impairment and more severe heart failure class.