Cognitive impairment: a key feature of congestive heart failure in the elderly

@article{Trojano2003CognitiveIA,
  title={Cognitive impairment: a key feature of congestive heart failure in the elderly},
  author={Luigi Trojano and Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi and Domenico Acanfora and Costantino Picone and Patrizia Mecocci and Franco Rengo},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={250},
  pages={1456-1463}
}
Congestive heart failure (CHF) has been proposed as a possible cause of cognitive dysfunction but only a few studies have directly assessed cognitive performance in CHF. The aim of the present study was to compare the cognitive patterns of patients with CHF and patients having cardiovascular diseases uncomplicated by CHF (no-CHF group). In a multicenter observational casecontrol study, we studied 149 hospitalized elderly CHF patients in the New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II (CHFm, m… CONTINUE READING
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