This article is available to subscribers. Subscribe now. Already have an account? Sign in

EditorialFree Preview

DELIVERing Progress in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

List of authors.
  • Kenneth B. Margulies, M.D.

More than 6 million adults in the United States have heart failure, accounting for at least 800,000 hospitalizations annually.1 More than half of these persons have heart failure with a preserved left ventricular ejection fraction.1 As the population ages, the overall prevalence of patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction is increasing.1,2 Heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction is associated with substantial functional and quality-of-life impairments that are at least equivalent to those of patients with heart failure and a reduced ejection fraction.2 One-year mortality among patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction is between . . .

Continue reading this article

Select an option below:

Create your account to get 2 free subscriber-only articles each month.

Get Free Access Now Subscribe For Full Access

Already have an account?

Sign In

Print subscriber?

Activate your online access.

Funding and Disclosures

Disclosure forms provided by the author are available with the full text of this editorial at NEJM.org.

This editorial was published on August 27, 2022, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From the Cardiovascular Institute, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.