Robert J. Mentz

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical characteristics, exercise training response, β-blocker selectivity, and outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF) and chronic(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is prevalent in heart failure (HF) patients, yet these patients are poorly characterized. We aimed to describe the characteristics and outcomes(More)
AIMS Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is common in heart failure (HF) patients, yet the population is poorly characterized and associated with conflicting outcomes data. We aimed to(More)
OBJECTIVES The study investigated whether the number of participants enrolled per site in an acute heart failure trial is associated with participant characteristics and outcomes. BACKGROUND(More)
BACKGROUND Psychosocial factors may influence adherence with exercise training for heart failure (HF) patients. We aimed to describe the association between social support and barriers to(More)
BACKGROUND Congestion is the most frequent cause for hospitalization in acute decompensated heart failure. Although decongestion is a major goal of acute therapy, it is unclear how the clinical(More)