Association between anemia, clinical features and outcome in patients hospitalized for acute heart failure syndromes.

@article{Kajimoto2015AssociationBA,
  title={Association between anemia, clinical features and outcome in patients hospitalized for acute heart failure syndromes.},
  author={Katsuya Kajimoto and Naoki Sato and Teruo Takano},
  journal={European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={568-76}
}
BACKGROUND It remains unclear in which patients hospitalized for acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) the presence of anemia increases the risk of morbidity or mortality because of the heterogeneity of this patient population. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of anemia on the clinical outcome in subgroups of patients hospitalized for AHFS. METHODS AND RESULTS The study included patients from the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Syndromes (ATTEND) registry, a nationwide… CONTINUE READING