The impact of new onset anaemia on morbidity and mortality in chronic heart failure: Results from COMET

Michel Komajda, Stefan D. Anker, Andrew Charlesworth, Darlington Okonko, Marco Metra, Andrea Di Lenarda, Willem Remme, Christine Moullet, Karl Swedberg, John G F Cleland, Philip A. Poole-Wilson

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Abstract

Aims: Anaemia is a common comorbidity in chronic heart failure (CHF). The predictors of new onset anaemia (NOA) and its long-term prognostic value, particularly in patients treated with beta-blockers, are not known. Methods and results: In COMET, 3029 patients with CHF in NYHA II-IV and EF 3 g/dL (RR 3.37, P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1440-1446
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume27
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

Keywords

  • Anaemia
  • Beta-blockers
  • Heart failure
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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