Risk of thromboembolism in heart failure: an analysis from the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT).

Abstract

BACKGROUND In patients with heart failure, rates of clinically apparent stroke range from 1.3% to 3.5% per year. Little is known about the incidence and risk factors in the absence of atrial fibrillation. In the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT), 2521 patients with moderate heart failure were randomized to receive amiodarone, implanted… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.725440

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@article{Freudenberger2007RiskOT, title={Risk of thromboembolism in heart failure: an analysis from the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT).}, author={Ronald S. Freudenberger and Anne S. Hellkamp and Jonathan L. Halperin and Jeanne E. Poole and Jill Anderson and George Johnson and Daniel B Mark and Kerry Lamont Lee and Gust H. Bardy}, journal={Circulation}, year={2007}, volume={115 20}, pages={2637-41} }