Background: There is little information regarding the prognostic role of resting heart rate (HR) in older compared with younger patients with chronic heart failure (HF).
Methods and Results: In patients enrolled in the Trial of Intensified Medical Therapy in Elderly Patients With Congestive Heart Failure (TIME-CHF) with sinus rhythm, effects of baseline HR (>= 70 vs = 75 years; n = 186) and younger (
Conclusions: In contrast to HF patients aged = 75 years.
- Heart rate
- chronic heart failure
- SYSTOLIC DYSFUNCTION BEAUTIFUL
- RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL
- STANDARD MEDICAL THERAPY
- PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL