Heart Failure In Covid‐19 Patients: Prevalence, Incidence And Prognostic Implications

4 Sep, 2020



Data regarding impact of COVID‐19 in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients and its potential to trigger acute heart failure (AHF) is lacking. The aim of this work was to study characteristics, cardiovascular outcomes and mortality in patients with confirmed COVID‐19 infection and prior diagnosis of HF. Also, to identify predictors and prognostic implications for AHF decompensations during hospital admission and to determine whether there was a correlation between withdrawal of HF guideline‐directed medical therapy (GDMT) and worse outcomes during hospitalization.

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