Does the 6-minute walk test predict the prognosis in patients with NYHA class II or III chronic heart failure?

@article{Roul1998DoesT6,
  title={Does the 6-minute walk test predict the prognosis in patients with NYHA class II or III chronic heart failure?},
  author={G{\'e}rald Roul and Philippe Germain and Pierce Bareiss},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={136 3},
  pages={449-57}
}
BACKGROUND We prospectively evaluated the potential of the 6-minute walk test compared with peak VO2 in predicting outcome of patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II or III heart failure. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients with a history of heart failure caused by systolic dysfunction were included. The combined final outcome (death or hospitalization for heart failure) was used as the judgment criterion. One hundred twenty-one patients (age 59+/-11 years; left ventricular ejection… CONTINUE READING

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