Haemodynamically irrelevant pericardial effusion is associated with increased mortality in patients with chronic heart failure.

@article{Frhlich2013HaemodynamicallyIP,
  title={Haemodynamically irrelevant pericardial effusion is associated with increased mortality in patients with chronic heart failure.},
  author={Georg Marcus Fr{\"o}hlich and Philipp Keller and Florian Schmid and Mathias Wolfrum and Martin Osranek and Christian Falk and Georg Noll and Frank Enseleit and Markus Reinthaler and Pascal Meier and Thomas Felix L{\"u}scher and Frank Ruschitzka and Felix C. Tanner},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 19},
  pages={1414-23}
}
AIMS Pericardial effusion (PE) is a common finding in cardiac patients with chronic heart failure. The prognostic relevance of a small, haemodynamically non-compromising PE in such patients, however, remains to be determined. METHODS AND RESULTS All patients referred to our heart failure clinic and having a baseline echocardiography and follow-up clinical visits were included. Patients with a haemodynamically relevant PE, acute myo-/pericarditis, systemic sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
4 Citations
31 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

Combined use of high-sensitivity st2 and ntprobnp to improve the prediction of death in heart failure

  • A Bayes-Genis, M de Antonio, +9 authors J. Lupon
  • Eur J Heart Fail 2012;14:32–38
  • 2012
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…