Mechanisms and management of heart failure : implications of clinical trials for clinical practice. Symposium. , 1992/04/27.
Congestive heart failure has become an increasingly frequent reason for hospital admission during the last 2 decades and clearly represents a major health problem.
Data from the Framingham Heart Study indicate that the incidence of congestive heart failure increases with age and is higher in men than in women.
Hypertension and coronary heart disease are the two most common conditions predating its onset.
Diabetes meltitus and electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy are also associated with an increased risk of heart failure.
During the 1950s, the annual age-adjusted incidence of congestive heart failure among persons aged >=45 gears was 7.2 cases/1,000 in men and 4.7 cases/1,000 in women, whereas the age-adjusted prevalence of overt heart failure was 24/1,000 in men and 25/1,000 in women.
Mots-clés Pascal : Insuffisance cardiaque, Incidence, Epidémiologie, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie, Prévalence, Hospitalisation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Heart failure, Incidence, Epidemiology, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Heart disease, Prevalence, Hospitalization
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