A bio-clinical approach for prediction of sudden cardiac death in outpatients with heart failure: The ST2-SCD score.

Affiliation

Heart Failure Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain; Cardiology Department, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; CIBER Cardiovascular, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is one of the main modes of death in heart failure (HF) patients and its prediction remains a real challenge. Our aim was to assess the incidence of SCD at 5 years HF contemporary managed outpatients, and to find a simple prediction model for SCD.

Keywords

Biomarkers,Heart failure,Risk prediction,Sudden death,Survival,