Source: European Society of Cardiology
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Date of publication: May 2015
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: Moderate to severe depression is associated with a 5-fold increased risk of all cause mortality in patients with heart failure, according to research presented today at Heart Failure 2015. The results from OPERA-HF show that risk was independent of comorbidities and severity of heart failure. Patients who were not depressed had an 80% lower mortality risk.
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Acknowledgement: European Society of Cardiology