Anemia is common in heart failure and is associated with poor outcomes: insights from a cohort of 12 065 patients with new-onset heart failure.

@article{Ezekowitz2003AnemiaIC,
  title={Anemia is common in heart failure and is associated with poor outcomes: insights from a cohort of 12 065 patients with new-onset heart failure.},
  author={Justin A Ezekowitz and Finlay Aleck McAlister and Paul Wayne Armstrong},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={223-5}
}
BACKGROUND Although previous work has suggested that anemia is associated with an increased mortality in selected patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), little is known about the prevalence and predictors of anemia, or whether anemia is an independent prognostic factor in unselected, community-based patients with CHF. METHODS AND RESULTS We analyzed a population-based cohort of patients with new-onset CHF from a database of patients discharged from 138 acute-care hospitals in Alberta… CONTINUE READING
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