Predictors of long-term (4-year) mortality in elderly and young patients with acute heart failure.

@article{Barsheshet2010PredictorsOL,
  title={Predictors of long-term (4-year) mortality in elderly and young patients with acute heart failure.},
  author={Alon Barsheshet and Avraham Shotan and Eytan Cohen and Moshe Garty and Ilan Goldenberg and Amir Sandach and Solomon M Behar and Eyal Zimlichman and Basil S. Lewis and Shmuel Gottlieb},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={833-40}
}
AIMS The present study was designed to identify and compare predictors of short- and long-term mortality in elderly and young patients hospitalized with acute heart failure (HF). METHODS AND RESULTS The risk of in-hospital, 1- and 4-year mortality was assessed among 2336 acute HF patients in a prospective national survey. Interaction-term analysis was utilized to identify and compare independent risk factors between elderly (>75 years [n = 1182]) and younger (< or =75 years [n = 1154]) study… CONTINUE READING

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