Prevalence and predictors of pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with isolated diastolic heart failure.

@article{Rifaie2010PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with isolated diastolic heart failure.},
  author={Osama Rifaie and Hayam El-Damanhory and May Amr and Wail M Nammas},
  journal={Kardiologia polska},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={662-3}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the growing recognition that pulmonary hypertension can develop in diastolic heart failure; its clinical significance remains poorly defined. AIM We sought to explore the prevalence and predictors of pulmonary hypertension in elderly patients with isolated diastolic heart failure. METHODS We enrolled 100 consecutive elderly patients… CONTINUE READING