Study may change care of heart patients

File photo showing a patient undergoing treatment at the Singapore General Hospital.
File photo showing a patient undergoing treatment at the Singapore General Hospital.PHOTO: ST FILE

Research finds type of heart failure determines survival rate

Doctors can now identify heart failure patients who are likely to survive longer with proper care, thanks to a study carried out in Singapore and New Zealand.

The results of the research, which looked at different types of the condition, could change the way up to one in three heart failure patients is cared for.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 08, 2018, with the headline 'Study may change care of heart patients'. Print Edition | Subscribe