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Factors for Predicting Survival of Patient with Congestive Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate risk of 1 year mortality in a patient with congestive heart failure (CHF) using the model of Xie et al and Doppler echocardiography.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I50.0

Description:

Xie et al used Doppler echocardiography and clinical findings to predict 1 and 2 year mortality for adults with congestive heart failure. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

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