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Prognostic Factors for Ambulatory Patient w/ Chronic Congestive Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate an ambulatory patient with chronic congestive heart failure for factors affecting survival based on the study of Mahon et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Nephrology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Mahon et al evaluated the impact of various risk factors on survival in ambulatory patients with chronic congestive heart failure. They demonstrated the importance of creatinine clearance on mortality. The authors are from the Cleveland Clinic.

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