Prevalence, pattern and clinical relevance of ultrasound indices of congestion in outpatients with heart failure


AimsEven if treatment controls symptoms, patients with heart failure may still be congested. We aimed at assessing the prevalence and clinical relevance of congestion in outpatients with chronic heart failure.ConclusionsMany patients with chronic heart failure with few symptoms have objective evidence of congestion and this is associated with an adverse prognosis. Whether using these measures of congestion to guide management improves outcomes requires investigation

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This paper was published in Repository@Hull - CRIS.

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