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.
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