Impact of renal dysfunction on the Seattle Heart Failure Model.

  title={Impact of renal dysfunction on the Seattle Heart Failure Model.},
  author={Kairav P Vakil and Todd F Dardas and Sunil Dhar and Alec J Moorman and Inder S. Anand and Aldo Pietro Maggioni and David T. Linker and Dariush Mozaffarian and Wayne Cecil Levy},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  volume={33 2},
BACKGROUND Renal dysfunction (RD) is a strong predictor of mortality in patients with heart failure (HF). However, its impact on the discrimination of the Seattle Heart Failure Model (SHFM) is poorly understood. METHODS Serum creatinine (SCr) and creatinine clearance (CrCl) were reviewed for patients from four of the six cohorts originally used to derive… CONTINUE READING