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Self-rating of quality of life provides additional prognostic information in heart failure. Insights into the EPICAL study.

Authors
  • Alla, François
  • Briançon, Serge
  • Guillemin, Francis
  • Juillière, Yves
  • Mertès, Paul-Michel
  • Villemot, Jean-Pierre
  • Zannad, Faiez
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of heart failure
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2002
Volume
4
Issue
3
Pages
337–343
Identifiers
PMID: 12034160
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

QoL score is a predictive factor of survival and an independent predictive factor of hospital-free survival in patients with advanced CHF. This assessment may provide additional information for clinical management and therapeutic decisions.

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