Search results for "Heart failure"

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Thromboprophylaxis, heart failure decongestion, and more

The most common diagnosis at admission was heart failure with reduced ejection fraction of 45% or lower, which was present in 37.2% of patients. ... Results of the study were published by JACC: Heart Failure on June 10 and appeared in the July 1 issue.
December 2020

Diuretic guidance, endocarditis risks, and more

Among 396,024 decedents with heart failure, mean age was 81.8 years and 51.5% were women. ... Readmission rates for heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and pneumonia did not change.
June 2021

In the News

There's been no regional or national improvement in readmission rates after heart failure hospitalization in recent years, the authors said. ... The data also suggest little variability between hospitals in managing transitions of care among patients
March 2010

New risk score appears valid for predicting mortality in ED patients with acute heart failure

based on the Emergency department Spanish Score In patients with Acute Heart Failure) score. ... However, despite these and other limitations, they concluded that the MEESSI-AHF risk score can predict 30-day mortality in acute heart failure with
January 2019

Natriuretic peptide-guided therapy didn't reduce heart failure hospitalizations or mortality

A recent trial of natriuretic peptide-guided therapy for high-risk heart failure patients was halted early when the strategy proved no better than usual care. ... The Guiding Evidence Based Therapy Using Biomarker Intensified Treatment in Heart Failure
August 2017

MKSAP primer: Heart failure

revascularizable coronary artery disease (CAD) should be undertaken for most patients with heart failure. ... Severe acute heart failure causing hypotension and systemic hypoperfusion is termed cardiogenic shock.
November 2007

Cardiology groups issue guidance on heart failure

In patients with heart failure and anemia, erythropoietin-stimulating agents should not be used to improve morbidity and mortality. ... prognosis of heart failure, outpatient management of heart failure, and management of hospitalization.
May 2017

High d-dimer level on admission for heart failure may indicate higher short-term stroke risk

Patients with elevated. D. -dimer levels at admission for acute heart failure had increased short-term risk of ischemic stroke, according to a recent study. ... Current guidelines do not recommend routine antithrombotic therapy for patients with heart
June 2018

New-onset heart failure patients not receiving CAD testing during or after hospitalization

Most patients hospitalized with new-onset heart failure did not receive testing for ischemic coronary artery disease (CAD) during hospitalization or the following 90 days, a new study found. ... Given that ischemic testing is recommended for heart
July 2016

COPD, heart failure, MI patients with marginal need for ICU had no better survival there

ICU admission was associated with greater hospital costs for heart failure ($11,793 vs. ... However, they calculated that 20% to 25% of patients hospitalized with heart failure or acute myocardial infarction might be in this group.
March 2017

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