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Munich Score for Predicting Survival of a Patient with Chronic Heart Failure

Purpose:

To determine the prognosis for a patient with chronic heart failure using the Munich Score of Stempfle et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

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

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Stempfle et al developed the Munich Score to predict survival for patients with chronic heart failure. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive or a novel therapy. The authors are from Asklepios Stadtklinik Bad Tolz, Poliklinkik Innenstadt Munich, Massachusetts General Hospital and UMIT-University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology (Tyrol, Austria).

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