Differential Prognostic Impact of Resting Heart Rate in Older Compared With Younger Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: Insights From TIME-CHF

M. Zurek, M.T. Maeder, H. Rickli, S. Muzzarelli, S. Sanders-van Wijk, H. Abbühl, R. Handschin, U. Jeker, M.E. Pfisterer, H.P. Brunner-La Rocca, the TIME-CHF Investigators

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-354
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cardiac Failure
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015

Keywords

  • Heart rate
  • chronic heart failure
  • age
  • TIME-CHF
  • prognosis
  • CORONARY-ARTERY-DISEASE
  • SYSTOLIC DYSFUNCTION BEAUTIFUL
  • RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL
  • STANDARD MEDICAL THERAPY
  • PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL
  • ELDERLY-PATIENTS
  • RISK-FACTOR
  • MORTALITY
  • METOPROLOL
  • IVABRADINE

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