Fast Five Quiz: Management of Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure

Jeffrey J. Hsu, MD


July 13, 2020

Iron deficiency is a common comorbidity in patients with heart failure. Studies suggest that as many as 40%-70% of patients with chronic heart failure are iron deficient. Whether or not anemia is present, iron deficiency is associated with diminished exercise capability, impairments to health-related quality of life, and poorer outcomes. Timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment of iron deficiency in patients with heart failure have been shown to improve patients' heart failure symptoms and quality of life, as well as outcomes.

How much do you know about the management of iron deficiency in heart failure? Test yourself with this quick quiz.


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