Mbarara Acute Heart Failure Registry (MAHFER)

M

Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Status

Completed

Conditions

Heartfailure

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other
Industry

Identifiers

NCT02721030
26/11-14

Details and patient eligibility

About

This is a prospective cohort to describe clinical characteristics, predictors of poor outcomes both during hospitalization and at home, functional status, and quality of life among patients aged 13 years or more, consecutively admitted with acute decompensated heart failure at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.

Full description

This is a prospective observational cohort study to collect comprehensive data of heartfailure patients during and after hospitalization for acute heart failure at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH), Uganda. The investigators will collect sociodemographic, clinical, quality of life, functional status, and clinical cardiovascular disease measures during hospitalization and follow up for up to 1 year from the date of enrollment.

Enrollment

217 patients

Sex

All

Ages

13+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients admitted with a confirmed clinical diagnosis of acute heartfailure aged 13 years or above at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda

Exclusion criteria

  • Body swelling from kidney disease, liver disease or malnutrition.
  • Acute kidney disease with no previous history/documentation of heart disease.
  • History suggestive of chronic kidney disease with no previous history/documentation of heart disease.
  • History suggestive of chronic liver disease with no previous history/documentation of heart disease.

Trial contacts and locations

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