Iron Deficiency Status Irrespective of Anemia: A Predictor of Unfavorable Outcome in Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Inês Rangel, Alexandra Gonçalves, Carla de Sousa, Sérgio Leite, Manuel Campelo, Elisabete Martins, Sandra Amorim, Brenda Moura, José Silva Cardoso, Maria Júlia Maciel
2014 Cardiology  
Objective: To assess the prognostic significance of iron deficiency (ID) in a chronic heart failure (CHF) outpatient population. Methods and Results: We prospectively evaluated 127 patients with stable CHF and left ventricular ejection fraction ≤ 45%. Clinical and analytical data as well as information re-
doi:10.1159/000358377 pmid:24924145 fatcat:z2m62ubd45by3e33vldxgeccra