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HFpEF and HFrEF outcomes similar despite differing clinical profiles Heart failure patients with preserved or reduced ejection fractions (HFpEF or HFrEF) have similar morbidity and mortality rates despite having different clinical profiles, a Victorian study has revealed. The study of 1,132 HF patients found those with HFpEF were more likely to be female, older (81.5 ...

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