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Two-year course of cognitive function and mood in adults with congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease: the Heart-Mind Study

Almeida, Osvaldo P.; Beer, Christopher; Lautenschlager, Nicola T; Arnolda, Leonard; Alfonso, Helman; Flicker, Leon


Background: Congestive heart failure (CHF) has been associated with impaired cognitive function, but it is unclear if these changes are specific to CHF and if they get worse with time. We designed this study to determine if adults with CHF show evidence of cognitive decline compared with adults with and without coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods: A longitudinal study was carried out of 77 adults with CHF (ejection fraction, EF < 0.4), 73 adults with a clinical history of CAD and EF > 0.6,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Psychogeriatrics
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610211001657


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