Stylianos Efentakis

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Autonomic nervous system dysfunction is common in congestive heart failure (CHF) and is believed to predispose patients to an increased risk of death. This study aimed to assess the prognostic significance of heart rate variability (HRV) measurements in conjunction with scintigraphic imaging using metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) labeled with iodine-123(More)
BACKGROUND Anemia is common in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), although its etiology and pathophysiology remain largely unexplained. The purpose of this study was to examine the prognostic significance of a low hematocrit (Hct) in patients with CHF and the possible role of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition in anemia development. (More)
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