Influence of the length of hospitalisation in post-discharge outcomes in patients with acute heart failure: Results of the LOHRCA study

Published: 23 August 2019
Author(s): Òscar Miró, Joan Padrosa, Koji Takagi, Étienne Gayat, Víctor Gil, Pere Llorens, Francisco Javier Martín-Sánchez, Pablo Herrero-Puente, Javier Jacob, María Mir Montero, Josep Tost, María Pilar López Díez, Lissete Traveria, Raquel Torres-Gárate, María Isabel Alonso, Carmen Agüera, Amparo Valero, Patricia Javaloyes, W. Frank Peacock, Héctor Bueno, Alexandre Mebazaa, on behalf of the ICA-SEMES Research Group, Marta Fuentes, Cristina Gil, Héctor Alonso, Pablo Garmila, Guillermo Llopis García, María Cecilia Yáñez-Palma, Sergio Iglesias López, Rosa Escoda, Carolina Xipell, Carolina Sánchez, Josep María Gaytan, María José Pérez-Durá, Eva Salvo, José Pavón, Antonio Noval, José Manuel Torres, María Luisa López-Grima, Amparo Valero, Marian Ángeles Juan, Alfons Aguirre, Julián Errasti Morales, Silvia Mínguez Masó, María Isabel Alonso, Francisco Ruiz, José Miguel Franco, Ana Belén Mecina, Josep Tost, Susana Sánchez, Virginia Carbajosa, Pascual Piñera, José Andrés Sánchez Nicolás, Raquel Torres Garate, Aitor Alquezar, Miguel Alberto Rizzi, Sergio Herrera, Alex Roset, Irene Cabello, Fernando Richard, José María Álvarez Pérez, María Pilar López Diez, Joaquín Vázquez Álvarez, Belén Prieto García, María García García yMarta Sánchez González, Patricia Javaloyes, Víctor Marquina, Inmaculada Jiménez, Néstor Hernández, Benjamín Brouzet, Sergio Ramos, Ana López, Juan Antonio Andueza, Rodolfo Romero, Martín Ruíz, Roberto Calvache, María Teresa Lorca, Luis Calderón, Beatriz Amores Arriaga, Beatriz Sierra, Enrique Martín Mojarro, Lisette Travería Bécquer, Guillermo Burillo, Lluís Llauger García, Gerard Corominas LaSalle, Carmen Agüera Urbano, Ana Belén García Soto, Elisa Delgado Padial, Ester Soy Ferrer, Manuel Garrido, Francisco Javier Lucas, Rut Gaya, Carlos Bibiano, María Mir, Beatriz Rodríguez, Natalia Sánchez, José Luis Carballo, Esther Rodríguez-Adrada, Belén Rodríguez
Issue: August 2019
Section: Original Article

To investigate the relationship between length of hospitalisation (LOH) and post-discharge outcomes in acute heart failure (AHF) patients and to ascertain whether there are different patterns according to department of initial hospitalisation.