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Heart Failure Prognostic Factors Identified During Exercise Testing

Purpose:

To identify a patient with heart failure who is at risk for early death using parameters measured during exercise testing as described by Gitt et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

other testing, criteria for diagnosis, complications

ICD-10:

I50.9

Description:

Gitt et al identified factors during exercise testing in patients with heart failure that can help predict patients at increased risk for early death. These patients may benefit from more aggressive management with cardiac transplantation. The authors are from Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California.

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