Characteristics and outcomes of very elderly patients after first hospitalization for heart failure.

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BACKGROUND The very elderly (age 80 years and older) with heart failure (HF) is a growing population that is rarely included in clinical trials. The aim of this investigation was to describe the characteristics and outcomes of very elderly patients after a first HF hospitalization. METHODS AND RESULTS We identified very elderly patients (age 80 years and… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.110.959114

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@article{Shah2011CharacteristicsAO, title={Characteristics and outcomes of very elderly patients after first hospitalization for heart failure.}, author={Rashmee Shah and Vivian W Tsai and Liviu Klein and Paul Heidenreich}, journal={Circulation. Heart failure}, year={2011}, volume={4 3}, pages={301-7} }