Fast Five Quiz: Heart Failure Comorbidities

Ioana Dumitru, MD; Jeffrey J. Hsu, MD


December 01, 2023

Patients with HF have a high prevalence of many chronic conditions that contribute to impairment in functional status and risk for adverse clinical outcomes. The most common comorbidity in patients with HF is hypertension, which can be diagnosed in up to 75% of patients. Patients with HF and hypertension are at an increased risk of developing acute complications such as decompensated HF, acute coronary syndrome, and sudden cardiac death. Other common comorbidities include AF and diabetes.

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