Prevalence and short-term prognosis of heart failure: An in hospital prevalence study

ConclusionHeart failure occurs at a younger age in Indians compared to the western countries. The most common etiology is DCM followed by VHD. Since this is a retrospective analysis and has its own limitations, community based heart failure study taking a clue from the present study can be done to achieve invaluable data.
Source: Journal of Indian College of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

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Conclusion Heart failure occurs at a younger age in Indians compared to the western countries. The most common etiology is DCM followed by VHD. Since this is a retrospective analysis and has its own limitations, community based heart failure study taking a clue from the present study can be done to achieve invaluable data.
Source: Journal of Indian College of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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