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Cognitive and brain changes associated with ischaemic heart disease and heart failure

Almeida, Osvaldo P.; Garrido, G.J; Beer, Christopher; Lautenschlager, Nicola T; Arnolda, Leonard; Flicker, Leon

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It is unclear whether the cognitive dysfunction associated with heart failure (HF) is due to HF or comorbid conditions such as ischaemic heart disease (IHD). This study aimed to determine whether, compared with controls with and without IHD, adults with systolic HF show evidence of cognitive impairment and cerebral grey matter (GM) loss. Cross-sectional study of 35 participants with HF, 56 with IHD, and 64 controls without either HF or IHD. Subjects were older than 45 years and free of overt...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36770
Source: European Heart Journal
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr467

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