Table 8

 Non-exhaustive list of parameters associated with the prognosis of heart failure patients

Patient characteristics/comorbidityFunctional parameters and ventricular function indicesLaboratory measurementsInterventions received
ACE, angiotensin converting enzyme; HF, heart failure; NYHA, New York Heart Association.
AgeNYHA classB-type natriuretic peptideACE inhibition
Gender6 min walk testCholesterolβ-blockers
Aetiology of HF, eg, myocardial ischaemiaEjection fractionHeart rateSpironolactone
DiabetesVentricular massQRS durationStatins
Renal dysfunctionCardiothoracic ratio