Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction in the Elderly: Challenges and Management
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In elderly, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is a prominent cause of hospitalization.
The syndrome often coexists with other common morbidities.
This condition is caused by abnormalities affecting left ventricular relaxation.
Control of symptoms and risk factors and treatment of comorbid conditions are the important steps in management.
The long-term prognosis is similar to that of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
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