Journal article

Age-specific diastolic dysfunction improves prediction of symptomatic heart failure by Stage B heart failure

Jennifer M Coller, Fei Fei Gong, Michele McGrady, Michael Jelinek, Julian M Castro, Umberto Boffa, Louise Shiel, Danny Liew, Simon Stewart, Henry Krum, Christopher M Reid, David L Prior, Duncan J Campbell



AIMS: We investigated whether addition of diastolic dysfunction (DD) and longitudinal strain (LS) to Stage B heart failure (SBHF) criteria (structural or systolic abnormality) improves prediction of symptomatic HF in participants of the SCReening Evaluation of the Evolution of New Heart Failure study, a self-selected population at increased cardiovascular disease risk recruited from members of a health insurance fund in Melbourne and Shepparton, Australia. Both American Society of Echocardiography and European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (ASE/EACVI) criteria and age-specific Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study criteria, for SBHF and DD, and ARIC criteria for abnormal L..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia

Awarded by Diabetes Australia Research Trust

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Bupa Australia, with subsequent support from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (GTN0559010, GTN1044619, GTN1092642, GTN0395508 to D.J.C., GTN1045862, GTN1136372 to C.M.R., GTN1041796 to S.S., GTN0620241 to J.M.Co., GNT0519456 to M.M.), the National Heart Foundation of Australia (G 07M 3198), the Diabetes Australia Research Trust (Y15G-CAMD), The University of Melbourne, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.