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2022 Mar 10

ESC Heart Fail

Association of chronic heart failure with mortality in old intensive care patients suffering from Covid-19.


Bruno R R, Wernly B, Wolff G, Fjølner J, Artigas A, Bollen Pinto B, Schefold JC, Kindgen-Milles D, Baldia P H, Kelm M, Beil M, Sviri S, van Heerden P V, Szczeklik W, Topeli A, Elhadi M, Joannidis M, Oeyen S, Kondili E, Marsh B, et al.
ESC Heart Fail. 2022 Mar 10.
PMID: 35274490.


Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a major risk factor for mortality in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This prospective international multicentre study investigates the role of pre-existing CHF on clinical outcomes of critically ill old (≥70 years) intensive care patients with COVID-19.