Evaluating risk of death, complications in patients with heart failure after ambulatory, noncardiac

What The Study Did: Veterans Affairs data for 355,121 patients undergoing ambulatory, elective, noncardiac surgery were used to compare the risk of death and complications in patients with and without heart failure.

Authors: Sherry M. Wren, M.D., of the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2110)

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