Increased comorbidities in heart failure patients ≥ 85 years but declined from >90 years: data from the Swedish Heart Failure Registry.

@article{Holmstrm2013IncreasedCI,
  title={Increased comorbidities in heart failure patients ≥ 85 years but declined from >90 years: data from the Swedish Heart Failure Registry.},
  author={Alexandra Holmstr{\"o}m and R{\'u}na Bj{\"o}rg Sigurjonsdottir and Magnus Edner and {\AA}sa C Jonsson and Ulf Dahlstr{\"o}m and Michael L. X. Fu},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={167 6},
  pages={2747-52}
}
OBJECTIVES Epidemiological studies of elderly heart failure (HF) patients (≥ 85 years) are limited with inconsistent findings. Our objective is to confirm and extend epidemiological study in elderly (≥ 85 years) patients using the Swedish Heart Failure Registry database. METHODS This retrospective study included 8,347 HF patients aged ≤ 65 years and 15,889 HF patients aged ≥ 85 years. Elderly population was further divided into two subgroups: 11,412 patients were 85-90 years and 4,477… CONTINUE READING

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