Published: 7 October 2014
Author(s): Guy Dori, Idriss Rajab, Kestenbaum David, Schwartz Naama, Vardi Moshe
Section: Original Article

Ejection fraction (EF) slightly declines with age in healthy control (HC) subjects. Yet, studies of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) often report EF values which are surprisingly greater than those reported for HC of the same age. The goals of this study were to: (1) compare the EF, at rest, in subjects with HFPEF versus HC, and (2) compare how EF varies with age in HFPEF and HC.


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