Impact of concomitant heart failure on outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions: analysis of the Melbourne Interventional Group registry.

@article{Lu2011ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of concomitant heart failure on outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions: analysis of the Melbourne Interventional Group registry.},
  author={Ken J Lu and Bryan P. Y. Yan and Andrew Edward Ajani and William M Wilson and Stephen J Duffy and Ronen Gurvitch and David J Clark and Angela L. Brennan and Christopher M Reid and Nick Andrianopoulos and Henry Krum},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={416-22}
}
AIMS The presence of heart failure (HF) is an established risk factor for adverse outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and impact of concomitant HF on major outcomes in contemporary PCI practice. METHODS AND RESULTS We analysed 5006 consecutive PCIs (2004-2006) enrolled in the Melbourne Interventional Group registry. Baseline characteristics, in-hospital, 30-day, and 12-month outcomes of patients with a… CONTINUE READING