Management of octogenarians hospitalized for heart failure in Euro Heart Failure Survey I.

@article{Komajda2007ManagementOO,
  title={Management of octogenarians hospitalized for heart failure in Euro Heart Failure Survey I.},
  author={Michel Komajda and Olivier Hanon and Matthias Hochadel and Ferenc Follath and Karl Swedberg and Anselm Kai Gitt and John G. F. Cleland},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1310-8}
}
AIMS Here, the aim is to study the management of octogenarians hospitalized for heart failure in Euro Heart Failure Survey I. Heart Failure (HF) is common in older people and associated with poor outcome. METHODS AND RESULTS We compared clinical characteristics, treatment, and short-term outcomes in 2780 octogenarians (group A, median age 85 years) and in 7912 younger patients (group B, median age 69 years) enrolled in the Euro Heart Failure Survey I. There were 37% males in group A vs. 59… CONTINUE READING