Clinical profile, management, and mortality in very-elderly patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure: An analysis from the ATTEND registry

Published: 18 September 2015
Author(s): Masayuki Mizuno, Katsuya Kajimoto, Naoki Sato, Dai Yumino, Yuichiro Minami, Koji Murai, Ryo Munakata, Kuniya Asai, Takehiko Keida, Yasushi Sakata, Nobuhisa Hagiwara, Teruo Takano, ATTEND Investigators
Section: Original Article

Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is a leading cause of hospitalization among the elderly. Discussion of optimal management of ADHF in older patients is a growing health care priority. The aim of this study was to examine the clinical profile, management, and mortality in patients admitted with ADHF according to age.