Evaluation of echocardiography in the management of elderly patients with heart failure.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the validity of a clinical diagnosis of systolic dysfunction in elderly patients with heart failure and assess the contribution of echocardiography to their management. SUBJECTS 61 elderly patients with a diagnosis of heart failure in a geriatric assessment unit setting. METHODS Prospective study determining sensitivity… (More)

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@article{Hendry1999EvaluationOE, title={Evaluation of echocardiography in the management of elderly patients with heart failure.}, author={Adam E Hendry and L Hacking and Patricia J Langhorne and Ryan Vallance and J. MacDonald}, journal={Age and ageing}, year={1999}, volume={28 5}, pages={447-50} }