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Effect of a training program for primary care physicians on the optimization of beta-blocker treatment in elderly patients with heart failure
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Underuse of beta-blockers may contribute to elevated mortality in chronic heart failure. The aim of this study was to determine whether a specific interventional training program for ...
Differences in outcome of heart failure with preserved or depressed systolic function in patients older than 70 years who receive beta blockers
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Most studies have shown that prognosis of heart failure with preserved systolic function is as poor as that of heart failure with depressed systolic function, although these results ...
Usefulness of the INTERMACS scale for predicting outcomes after urgent heart transplantation
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Our aim was to assess the prognostic value of the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support) scale in patients undergoing urgent heart transplantation ...
Chronic anemia in heart transplant patients: prevalence, risk factors, and prognostic significance
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Data on chronic anemia following heart transplantation (HT) are scarce and contradictory. Our aims were to determine the prevalence of chronic anemia after HT, to identify predisposing ...