many exclusions: prior stroke, end-stage kidney disease, a prior cardiovascular procedure, and symptomatic heart failure within the last 6 months, among others. ... While the payoff in terms of reduced heart failure and cardiovascular death was clear-cut,
Isolated diastolic hypotension (IDH) is an independent risk factor for heart failure similar in magnitude to isolated systolic hypertension (ISH), researchers reported. ... Despite the study's limitations, prediction of heart failure based on low
An intensive program to teach self-management skills to heart failure patients didn't improve outcomes over a simple educational effort. ... Previous smaller trials have also failed to find benefit in teaching self-management skills to heart failure
Eight hundred thirty-four patients were discharged with a diagnosis of heart failure during the preintervention period (Dec. ... period. The mean age in both the heart failure group and the control group was 58 years.
There are a lot of barriers to sending people with heart failure to cardiac rehab.”. ... Heart failure patients are the least likely to enroll in cardiac rehab, Dr.
study. Certain geriatric conditions in older persons with heart failure may be modifiable risk factors for hospital admission, according to a new study. ... failure. Community-dwelling older patients who had a new diagnosis of heart failure were included,
and for 30-day readmission for heart failure and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. ... higher risk for readmission for heart failure and cardiovascular disease within 30 days.
None of the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension are specific until somebody has right heart failure, and that's way down the road. ... Patients who develop heart failure need their local doctor to manage fluids and assess diuretics and electrolytes.
Therapy guided by B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) reduces all-cause mortality in patients with chronic heart failure compared with usual clinical care, especially in patients younger than 75 years, even ... not able to examine key clinical end points,
discharged from a hospital with a diagnosis of heart failure appears to reduce a patient's risk of readmission, according to a comparison of hospitals. ... The authors also said that early follow-up after discharge could be used in the future as a marker