Heart failure survival rates stubbornly low

Source: British Heart Foundation

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Date of publication: February 2019

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, finds a large study published by The BMJ today. The findings also show that survival is worse for people requiring admission to hospital around the time of diagnosis, and for those in the most deprived groups.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:   British Heart Foundation

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