Epidemiological Study of Heart Failure in China

Epidemiological Study of Heart Failure in China

Authors: Guo, Yang; Zhao, Dong; Liu, Jing

Heart failure (HF) is a complex clinical syndrome that results from any structural or functional impairment of ventricular filling or ejection of blood. HF is one of the most important and severe end stages of many cardiovascular diseases. Epidemiological studies of HF have focused mainly on the prevalence, incidence, mortality, fatality, and distribution and temporal trends of these indicators among different populations. This review highlights important epidemiological studies of HF in China.