n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - SA Heart Association Congress, Sun City, 6-9 October 2002, part 1 : general cardiology : selected abstracts

Volume 13, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... A FOLLOW-UP ON 51 HYPERTENSIVE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS WITH SYSTOLIC LV DYSFUNCTION M Alison, EQ Klug, DA Smith, P Manga Department of Cardiology, Johannesburg Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Background. It has been our impression that compliant hypertensive patients, as a distinct heart failure group, generally showed significant improvement when followed up at the Johannesburg Hospital heart failure clinic.We thus performed a systematic review of our clinic database to assess the improvements noted in compliant patients presenting with heart failure and hypertension. Mean age (years) 57.8 Mean duration of follow-up (months) 43.5 All patients were on ..

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