Predicting Heart Failure Events in CRT Patients: Future Challenges
Advanced heart failure (HF) and related acute decompensations have become the single most costly medical syndrome in cardiology. HF leads to frequent re-hospitalizations: in the US alone, yearly HF hospitalizations number more than 1 million . A recent analysis carried out in all European countries led to the conclusion that 75% of all HF-related costs have to be attributed to HF hospitalizations .
KeywordsHeart Rate Variability Heart Failure Patient NYHA Class Intrathoracic Impedance Depressed Heart Rate Variability
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