Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 10th, 2006
According to investigators from Italy, "Few studies are available regarding prognostic stratification of women with severe chronic heart failure (CHF). Although women seem to have a better outcome than men, this may be due to favorable baseline characteristics."
"We analyzed a cohort of CHF patients referred for heart transplantation (HT) who underwent clinical/laboratory/instrumental evaluation," wrote F. Grigioni and colleagues of the University of Bologna. "Women and men were frequency matched for baseline age (53±14 vs...
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