Prognosis of hospitalized new-onset systolic heart failure in Indo-Asians--a lethal problem.

@article{Jafary2007PrognosisOH,
  title={Prognosis of hospitalized new-onset systolic heart failure in Indo-Asians--a lethal problem.},
  author={Fahim Haider Jafary and M. Krishna Kumar and Irfan E Chandna},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={
          855-60
        }
}
BACKGROUND Systolic heart failure (SHF), particularly when requiring hospital admission carries a poor prognosis. There is a paucity of data in Indo-Asians on outcomes of SHF, among whom the burden of cardiovascular disease is consistently rising. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency and predictors of mortality and morbidity amongst patients admitted with new-onset SHF at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. METHODS AND RESULTS Hospital charts of 196 patients with a… CONTINUE READING
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