Five-year survival of patients with chronic systolic heart failure of ischemic and non-ischemic etiology: analysis of prognostic factors

INTRODUCTION Despite advances in pharmacotherapy, electrotherapy and interventional treatment, chronic heart failure (HF) is still associated with poor long-term outcome. AIM OF THE STUDY To determine the death rate and risk factors in patients with HF of ischemic and non-ischemic etiology in five-year follow-up. MATERIAL AND METHODS Consecutive… CONTINUE READING