Anemia is associated with worse symptoms, greater impairment in functional capacity and a significant increase in mortality in patients with advanced heart failure.

@article{Horwich2002AnemiaIA,
  title={Anemia is associated with worse symptoms, greater impairment in functional capacity and a significant increase in mortality in patients with advanced heart failure.},
  author={Tamara B. Horwich and Gregg C Fonarow and Michele A. Hamilton and W. Robb MacLellan and Jeff Borenstein},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={1780-6}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between anemia and heart failure (HF) prognosis. BACKGROUND Although it is known that chronic diseases, including HF, may be associated with anemia, the impact of hemoglobin (Hb) level on symptoms and survival in HF has not been fully defined. We analyzed a cohort of 1,061 patients with advanced HF… CONTINUE READING