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Comorbid chronic lung disease (CLD) increases mortality in heart failure (HF) patients. Understanding the predictors and pathophysiology of HF can improve the efficacy of HF treatment. This study evaluated the cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) results to identify significant predictors on long-term outcomes in HF patients with CLD.
The CPET was administered in a cohort of 169 HF outpatients with exercise intolerance at a tertiary referral center between May 2007 and July 2010. A CLD was defined as abnormal spirometry accompanied by clinical symptoms and signs included in the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease criteria. The primary endpoint was defined as CV mortality or the first HF hospitalization. Totally 49 events occurred before the end of follow up in January 2018.
Comorbid Chronic Lung Disease on Heart Failure
cardiopulmonary exercise test
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-31T14:29:39-0400
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