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Third-party-funded project

Influence of age and sex of patients with CHF on prevalence, etiology and manifestation of the heart failure syndrome and management of the disease with special respect to betablocker therapy.

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

Goal of this project is the establishment of a research and disease management programme for patients with congestive heart failure termed ?Interdisciplinary network CHF? (INH) at the Herz- und Kreislaufzentrum, University of Wuerzburg to be located at the Medizinische Universitätspoliklinik. This is realized by implementation of a specialized programme for patient management and education, a clinical data base for epidemiological and health care research and a systematic collection of blood for molecular genetic research from all patients included in the programme.

Key words:
    Congestive heart failure

Projekt period: from 12.2001 to 12.2006

Funding institution:
Wirtschaftsunternehmen ( Merck KG Darmstadt ) ,Granting date: 01.12.2001