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Prevalence and treatment of patients with heart failure with special emphasis on diuretics
Background: Heart failure (HF) is a major health problem worldwide with an estimated prevalence of about 1-2% in the Western world. The temporal trend for prevalence of HF has never been investigated in a nationwide ...
Heart failure epidemiology with emphasis on young adults
Background: Heart failure (HF) is a major health problem worldwide with exponentially increasing incidence with age and the majority of patients being elderly. In recent years, an increase in hospitalization and prevalence ...
Obesity in diabetes. Cardiovascular outcomes and risk factor trajectories
Introduction: The association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality in diabetes is complex and sparsely investigated for cardiovascular (CVD) outcomes. We aimed to investigate these relationships among patients ...
Epidemiology of heart failure and feasibility of home care in patients with worsening chronic heart failure
Aim: To investigate gender-specific trends in long-term mortality in patients hospitalised for ischaemic and non-ischaemic heart failure (HF) and explore temporal trends in the risk of HF complicating acute myocardial ...
Clinical relevance of high-sensitive Troponin T in cardiovascular disease
Background and aims: Troponin T (hs-cTnT) is a cardiac damage marker used in the diagnosis of non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and for prognostic assessment. Clinical decision-making should ideally ...