Overall, 7% of those in the study treated for cancer developed heart failure, compared with approximately 3% of those in the control group it's the minority of people who develop heart failure, she said. Heart failure (hf) is a world epidemic with high morbidity and mortality , and although there are data on the effect of hf in different ethnicities, there is also a paucity of large-scale hf studies that include diagnosis, risk factors, and management among ethnicities. Globally, the prevalence of coronary heart disease and heart failure is increasing, and there is some evidence of the health benefits of cardiac rehabilitation effective implementation of cardiac rehabilitation after acute coronary syndrome, coronary revascularisation, and heart failure has remained.
Article analysis: heart failure in minority groups bibbins-domingo et al (2009) conducted an empirical examination into rates of heart failure among young adults the article outlines the unfortunate fact that there is little empirical knowledge regarding the rates of heart failure within the young adult populations. Background heart failure is the leading noncancer diagnosis for patients in hospice care and the leading cause of hospitalization among medicare beneficiaries racial and ethnic differences in hospice patients are well documented for patients with cancer but poorly described for those with heart fa. Purpose of review ethnic minority groups constitute increasing proportions of the population in western countries heart failure is increasingly prevalent worldwide and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality the purpose of this review is to discuss the limited data on heart failure.
But certain minority groups face a greater risk than others these differences appear to stem from an increased prevalence of high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity seen in some populations compared with white americans. Minority groups experienced poorer health compared to heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the us, minority health and health. Whereas previous studies that addressed ethnic differences in patients with heart failure have involved data extrapolated from administrative databases (10,16,20-22), to our knowledge, our study is the first to compare the clinical characteristics of both chinese and sa groups against nch/nsa patients with documented heart failure.
Congestive heart failure armi gonzales western governors university congestive heart failure a investigated disease process congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart is unable to pump a sufficient amount of blood for the body to function. Background heart failure is an increasingly prevalent condition although ethnic minorities comprise a growing proportion of the population in western countries, the clinical profiles of ethnic minorities with heart failure are largely unknown. Patients with advanced heart failure have improved survival rates and quality of life when treated with implanted pulsatile-flow left ventricular assist devices as compared with medical therapy. See commentary health literacy and heart failure care in minority communities in ann intern med, volume 146 on page 312 see summaries for patients the effect of nurse managers on heart failure complications in a minority community in ann intern med , volume 145 on page i28. Drug therapy for heart failure was not controlled for during this study, so we are unable to speculate on the extent to which differences in therapy for heart failure may have affected our results.
The prevalence of heart failure in these minority communities appears comparable to that of the general population but less than anticipated given the high rates of cardiovascular disease in these. The african american heart failure trial (a-heft) was the first heart failure large trial to focus specifically on the african-american population and evidence represented approximately 50% of all african americans ever studied in heart failure trials. Older patients, women, and racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in the majority of heart failure (hf) clinical trials, according to recent findings published in jama cardiology, despite the prevalence of hf in these patient populations given the importance of evaluating the risks and. Terminology heart failure is a physiological state in which cardiac output is insufficient to meet the needs of the body and lungs the term congestive heart failure is often used, as one of the common symptoms is congestion, or build-up of fluid in a person's tissues and veins in the lungs or other parts of the body.
Improving heart failure care in minority communities the safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the us federal government. Background: hypertension is a well-established risk factor for the development of heart failure (hf), however some studies have suggested that higher systolic blood pressure (sbp) in patients with hf is associated with better survival. Purpose: the primary aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of an exercise counseling intervention for adults of diverse race/ethnicity with heart failure (hf) and to assess its potential for improving overall physical activity, functional capacity, and hf self-care design: this study was. The prevalence of heart failure in these minority communities appears comparable to that of the general population but less than anticipated given the high rates of cardiovascular disease in these groups.
The controversial hypertension-management guidelines released by the former jnc 8 panel in december was not the group's last word there was a minority report, too, published almost a month later in mid-january five of the 17 members of the group originally assembled in 2008 by the national heart. Abstract background limited data exists on the prevalence of heart failure amongst minority groups in the uk to document the community prevalence and severity of left ventricular systolic dysfunction, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation, amongst the south asian and black african -caribbean groups in the uk. Bridging the gap cvd health disparities racial/ethnic minority groups in the us, especially blacks1 hospital for angina and congestive heart failure13.