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Criteria of European Society of Cardiology for Advanced Chronic Heart Failure

Purpose:

To identify a patient with advanced congestive heart failure (ACHF) based on the criteria of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Emergency Medicine, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Objective:

imaging studies, other testing, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Metra et al listed practical criteria for advanced chronic heart failure (ACHF). A patient with ACHF has a poor prognosis with a compromised quality of life. The authors are from the Study Group on Advanced Heart Failure of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

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