Zile, M. R, Gottdiener, J. S, Hetzel, S. J, McMurray, J., Komajda, M., McKelvie, R., Baicu, C. F, Massie, B. M & Carson, PE. (2011). Prevalence and significance of alterations in cardiac structure and function in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction. Circulation,124(23), 2491-2501. United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.011031
The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of abnormalities in cardiac structure and function present in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) and to determine whether these alterations in structure and function were associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
Open Access Journal Article