Marital status and outcomes in chronic heart failure: Does it make a difference of being married, widow or widower?


ŞENTÜRK B., KAYA H., Celik A., Bekar L., Gungor H., ZOGHİ M., ...More

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.8, no.1, pp.63-70, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2020.88003
  • Journal Name: NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS), Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-70
  • Keywords: Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, marital status, widowed, EVENT-FREE SURVIVAL, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, PROGNOSTIC IMPORTANCE, ELDERLY-PATIENTS, COHABITATION, READMISSION, DEPRESSION, MORTALITY, SUPPORT, DEATH

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We aimed to compare the outcomes of chronic heart failure (HF) patients with reduced ejection fraction (CHFrEF) in the Turkish Research Team in HF (TREAT-HF) registry according to marital status with a specific focus on being the widowed (widow/widower) versus the married.