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Heart Failure Survival Score (HFSS) to Evaluate Patients for Cardiac Transplantation

Purpose:

To use the Heart Failure Survival Score (HFSS) to predict 1 year mortality risk in a patient with severe congestive heart failure.

Specialty:

Cardiology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

Z94.1, I50

Description:

The Heart Failure Survival Score (HFSS) can be used to predict the 1 year mortality risk in patients with severe congestive heart failure. This can help in decision making for patients referred for cardiac transplantation.

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