This website is intended for UK healthcare professionals only Log in | Register

Tag Archives: diastolic dysfunction

Prevalence, clinical characteristics and outcomes of HF with preserved versus reduced ejection fraction

February 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:(1) doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.005 Online First

Prevalence, clinical characteristics and outcomes of HF with preserved versus reduced ejection fraction

Rajdip Dulai, Azeem S Sheikh, Amer Qureshi, Shanit Katechia, Yulia Peysakhova, Moira Johns, Sajjad Mazhar

Abstract

Introduction Heart failure is a significant and rising public health problem affecting 900,000 people in the UK, and accounts for 5% of all emergency admissions.1 This rising trend is set to continue as the average age of the population increases.1-3 It is estimated that the proportion of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is between 30% and 50%.4-9 As a result, in recent years, more attention has been paid to this cohort of patients. However, there is still limited information regarding outcomes and treatment for these patients. Previous reports have shown that patients that have HFPEF are more likely to be

| Full text
Close

You are not logged in

You need to be a member to print this page.
Find out more about our membership benefits

Register Now Already a member? Login now
Close

You are not logged in

You need to be a member to download PDF's.
Find out more about our membership benefits

Register Now Already a member? Login now