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Score for Diagnosis of Hypertensive Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with heart failure for evidence of underlying hypertension using the score of Araoye and Olowoyeye.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

imaging studies, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I11.0

Description:

Araoye and Olowoyeye developed a score for diagnosing hypertensive heart failure in a patient based on clinical findings. The authors are from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria.

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