Modified Glasgow Prognostic Score is a novel predictor of clinical outcome in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Modified Glasgow Prognostic Score is a novel predictor of clinical outcome in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2020 Jan 22;:1-5 Authors: Bolat I, Biteker M Abstract Objectives. Although the modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS) has been reported to have prognostic value in patients with various cancers, the association between mGPS and prognosis in patients with heart diseases have not been well studied. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of mGPS in outcomes of patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Design. We prospectively followed consecutive adult patients with HFpEF admitted to the cardiology outpatient unit. Echocardiographic and laboratory data were recorded at enrolment. mGPS was scored as 0, 1, or 2 based on C-reactive protein (CRP) and albumin levels. Patients with both elevated CRP (>1 mg/dL) and hypoalbuminemia (
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