Prognostic value of indeterminable anaerobic threshold in heart failure

Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Ugo Corrà, Gaia Cattadori, Fabrizio Veglia, Elisa Battaia, Rocco La Gioia, Angela B. Scardovi, Michele Emdin, Marco Metra, Gianfranco Sinagra, Giuseppe Limongelli, Rosa Raimondo, Federica Re, Marco Guazzi, Romualdo Belardinelli, Gianfranco Parati, Damiano Magrì, Cesare Fiorentini, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Elisabetta SalvioniMarta Giovannardi, Alessandro Mezzani, Domenico Scrutinio, Andrea Di Lenarda, Valentina Mantegazza, Roberto Ricci, Anna Apostolo, Annamaria Iorio, Stefania Paolillo, Pietro Palermo, Mauro Contini, Corrado Vassanelli, Claudio Passino, Massimo F. Piepoli

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Abstract

Background-In patients with heart failure (HF), during maximal cardiopulmonary exercise test, anaerobic threshold (AT) is not always identified. We evaluated whether this finding has a prognostic meaning. Methods and Results-We recruited and prospectively followed up, in 14 dedicated HF units, 3058 patients with systolic (left ventricular ejection fraction

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)977-987
Number of pages11
JournalCirculation: Heart Failure
Volume6
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013

Keywords

  • Exercise
  • Follow-up studies
  • Heart failure
  • Oxygen
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Agostoni, P., Corrà, U., Cattadori, G., Veglia, F., Battaia, E., Gioia, R. L., Scardovi, A. B., Emdin, M., Metra, M., Sinagra, G., Limongelli, G., Raimondo, R., Re, F., Guazzi, M., Belardinelli, R., Parati, G., Magrì, D., Fiorentini, C., Cicoira, M., ... Piepoli, M. F. (2013). Prognostic value of indeterminable anaerobic threshold in heart failure. Circulation: Heart Failure, 6(5), 977-987. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000471