Search results for "Heart Failure"

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Risk prediction

that additional risk factors in patients with heart failure are particularly significant among those without atrial fibrillation is an important result, authors noted. ... Patients with heart failure had a high risk of ischemic stroke, thromboembolism,
September 2015

Heart failure

Although renal dysfunction is fairly common in patients with heart failure, it is not known how often it progresses to ESRD. ... Despite improved survival in systolic [heart failure], mortality risk is still a much larger clinical problem than risk of
October 2013

Warning about contrast agents, reviews under way on Stalevo

A new indication for three cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators used to treat heart failure patients. ... The defibrillators are now approved to treat left bundle-branch block in patients who have mild heart failure or heart failure with no
November 2010


A simplified cardiac risk score may help predict heart failure in primary care, a new study indicates. ... The authors noted that heart failure outcomes might not have been classified correctly in all cases and that few echocardiography data were
May 2012

Heart failure

disease. Researchers developed a new rule for diagnosing heart failure, based on a study of primary care patients suspected of having the disease. ... Together, these factors had a c-statistic of 0.83 for predicting heart failure.
December 2011

Miserable symptoms mark chronic sinusitis Chronic sinusitis, an illness that can feel as symptomatically miserable as congestive heart failure or rheumatoid arthritis, is often misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed. ... Chronic sinusitis, an
January 2011

Heart failure

in adult patients with heart failure whose left ventricular ejection fraction was 0.40 or less. ... heart failure hospitalizations (risk ratio, 0.65; 95% CI, 0.50 to 0.86).
February 2011

Transitions of care

Studies included adults recruited during or within 1 week of an index hospitalization for heart failure. ... Our findings provide guidance to quality improvement efforts aimed at reducing readmission and mortality rates for persons with HF [heart failure]
June 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of exertional dyspnea

A. Asbestosis. B. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia. C. Heart failure. D. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. ... The patient does not have physical examination findings consistent with heart failure (S.
July 2014

Test yourself

Over the past 6 months, he has had three hospitalizations for exacerbations of his heart failure. ... Use of this therapy is associated with worsening heart failure, infection, and arrhythmias.
March 2018

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