heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Signs and symptoms of heart failure, including dyspnea, orthopnea or nocturnal dyspnea, and radiological evidence of pulmonary congestion, but an ejection fraction that exceeds 40%.
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Effect of caloric restriction or aerobic exercise training on peak oxygen consumption and quality of life in obese older patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
More than half of patients with heart failure have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, which is particularly common in women and in patients who also have diabetes, obesity and hypertension.
Despite the better left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) has a prognosis similar to or slightly better than heart failure with reduced EF, with a mortality rate of approximately 12-22% in one year.
Relation of serum sodium level to long-term outcome after a first hospitalization for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
We performed a meta-analysis of these trials to evaluate the efficacy and safety of RASIs in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction patients.
In the 41 patients enrolled to date in the study, administration of Aironite significantly improved multiple hemodynamic measures, with most pronounced improvements in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (PH-HFpEF).
US-based Mast Therapeutics has started patient dosing in two institutional-sponsored Phase 2a studies of AIR001 for the treatment of patients experiencing heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, it was reported on Thursday.
An important innovation in the guidelines is the new prominence afforded to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, known as HFpEF (pronounced heff-peff).
Commonly called diastolic HE heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is a more precise name for this condition.
European and North American heart failure management guidelines recommend sodium restriction for patients with systolic and diastolic heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Spironolactone significantly improved left ventricular diastolic function and remodeling in a 1-year study of ambulatory patients who had heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, but that benefit did not translate into improvements in HF symptoms or quality of life, according to a report.
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