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First episode of acute heart failure: Can we already predict the risk of short-term mortality?

  • Pedro Moliner
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    Corresponding author at: Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Department of Cardiology, 19th Floor. Feixa Llarga s/n, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona 08907, Spain.
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    Community Heart Failure Program, Department of Cardiology, Bellvitge University Hospital, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

    Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

    Cardio-Oncology Unit, Cardiology Department, Bellvitge University Hospital-Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), L'Hospital de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Josep Comin-Colet
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    Community Heart Failure Program, Department of Cardiology, Bellvitge University Hospital, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

    Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

    Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
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      This commentary refers to “Short-term mortality risk score for de novo acute heart failure (ESSIC-FEHF)” by S. García-Gutiérrez et al., published in this issue.
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