Specialty Care Can Lower Need for Hospitalization With PH-HFpEF

Specialty Care Can Lower Need for Hospitalization With PH-HFpEF

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Specialty Care Can Lower Need for Hospitalization With PH-HFpEF

Care at a specialty center is tied to a lower risk of hospitalization for people with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) who have pulmonary hypertension, according to a new study. The study, “Improved Hospitalization Rates in a Specialty Center for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and Pulmonary Hypertension,” was published in Pulmonary Circulation. In heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, the heart’s ability to pump blood out to the body is impaired. It is estimated…

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