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The prognostic value of renal dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure: 12-month follow-up

Marek Roik, Małgorzata H. Starczewska, Sławomir Stawicki, Anna Solarska-Półchłopek, Olga Warszawik, Artur Oręziak, Janusz Kochanowski, Dariusz Kosior, Grzegorz Opolski
Kardiol Pol 2006;64(7):704-711.

open access

Vol 64, No 7 (2006)
Other
Published online: 2006-07-18
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract


Introduction:
Renal function assessment is an important element of management and therapeutic decision-making in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).
Aim:
To evaluate the prognostic value of renal dysfunction in patients with CHF in 12-month follow-up.
Methods:
639 consecutive patients hospitalised in our department from 1 July 2002 to 31 December 2003 with diagnosis of CHF (NYHA II-IV), based on medical records, were initially enrolled in the study. Patients underwent one-year follow-up. Finally, 498 patients, aged 22-98 years (mean age 69±12 years) in whom creatinine concentration was measured and creatinine clearance was estimated at admission with the Cockroft-Gault quotation and with long-term follow-up results obtained, were enrolled in the study. Patients were divided into two groups according to the creatinine level: Group I without renal dysfunction (creatinine level 1.4 mg/dl).
Results:
Patients with renal dysfunction were significantly older and more likely to be male and in NYHA class III-IV (p

Abstract


Introduction:
Renal function assessment is an important element of management and therapeutic decision-making in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).
Aim:
To evaluate the prognostic value of renal dysfunction in patients with CHF in 12-month follow-up.
Methods:
639 consecutive patients hospitalised in our department from 1 July 2002 to 31 December 2003 with diagnosis of CHF (NYHA II-IV), based on medical records, were initially enrolled in the study. Patients underwent one-year follow-up. Finally, 498 patients, aged 22-98 years (mean age 69±12 years) in whom creatinine concentration was measured and creatinine clearance was estimated at admission with the Cockroft-Gault quotation and with long-term follow-up results obtained, were enrolled in the study. Patients were divided into two groups according to the creatinine level: Group I without renal dysfunction (creatinine level 1.4 mg/dl).
Results:
Patients with renal dysfunction were significantly older and more likely to be male and in NYHA class III-IV (p
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Keywords

chronic heart failure; renal dysfunction; prognosis

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Title

Original article
The prognostic value of renal dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure: 12-month follow-up

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 64, No 7 (2006)

Pages

704-711

Published online

2006-07-18

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2006;64(7):704-711.

Keywords

chronic heart failure
renal dysfunction
prognosis

Authors

Marek Roik
Małgorzata H. Starczewska
Sławomir Stawicki
Anna Solarska-Półchłopek
Olga Warszawik
Artur Oręziak
Janusz Kochanowski
Dariusz Kosior
Grzegorz Opolski

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