Different prognostic models of heart failure and their evaluation

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    Heart failure is the end-stage of various cardiomyopathy, and is of characteristics with difficult therapeutic options, poor prognosis and very high mortality. Many studies reported a wide variety of risk factors associated to heart failure. So, clinical physicians have to face some important decisions, such as, optimal therapeutic option, left ventricular assisted devices, and priority groups for heart transplantation, and prognosis and death risk. Though prognostic models of heart failure are helpful to assess prognosis, different models have their own characteristics, and are suitable for different population. This article introduced several prognostic models of heart failure.

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  • Online: November 29,2013
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