Impact of diuretic dosing on mortality in acute heart failure using a propensity-matched analysis


Yilmaz M. B. , Gayat E., Salem R., Lassus J., Nikolaou M., Laribi S., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HEART FAILURE, vol.13, no.11, pp.1244-1252, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/eurjhf/hfr121
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HEART FAILURE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1244-1252

Abstract

Aims Loop diuretics are recommended to treat congestion in heart failure (HF), despite limited quality evidence. High-dose (HD) loop diuretics seem to worsen outcomes in chronic HF, though; data for acute HF are scarce, with equivocal results.