Clinical determinants of mortality in patients with cardiomyopathy


Journal Article

We determined the independent predictors of mortality in 3,787 patients with angiographically diagnosed ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy. Ischemic etiology independently predicted mortality after adjustment for baseline clinical characteristics. A Cox proportional hazards regression model that included the extent of coronary disease, however, prognostic information than the clinical diagnosis of ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bart, BA; O'Connor, CM

Published Date

  • January 1, 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 8 - 11

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1092-6607

Citation Source

  • Scopus