The association between admission systolic blood pressure of heart failure patients with preserved systolic function and mortality outcomes

Published: 30 October 2015
Author(s): Yossi Rosman, Eran Kopel, Gadi Shlomai, Ilan Goldenberg, Ehud Grossman
Issue: October 2015
Section: Original Article

Heart failure is a major cause of death and disability and poses a significant public health concern. Approximately half of the patients admitted with heart failure, have preserved left ventricular ejection fraction. The association between systolic blood pressure (SBP) and long-term outcome in this group has not been well established.