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Contemporary aetiology, clinical characteristics and prognosis of adults with heart failure observed in a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: the prospective Tanzania Heart Failure (TaHeF) study.

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OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to describe the contemporary aetiology, clinical characteristics and mortality and its predictors in heart failure (HF) in Tanzania. METHODS: Design; Prospective observational study. Setting; Cardiovascular Center of the Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Patients ≥18 years of age with HF defined by the Framingham criteria. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: All-cause mortality. RESULTS: Among 427 included patients, 217 (51%) were females and the mean (SD) ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Heart (British Cardiac Society)
Volume:
100
Issue:
16
Pages:
1235-1241
Publication date:
2014-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
Source identifiers:
477445
Language:
English
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pubs:477445
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uuid:62fdfc68-5420-4886-9662-ed7ddcccf189
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pubs:477445
Deposit date:
2014-08-06

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