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Glucocorticoids for decompensated heart failure

  1. Na Wang1,
  2. Mu Qiao2,
  3. Hong Meng3,
  4. Chao Liu4,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Heart Group

Published Online: 13 DEC 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010879


How to Cite

Wang N, Qiao M, Meng H, Liu C. Glucocorticoids for decompensated heart failure (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010879. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010879.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Department of Cardiology, Beijing, Beijing, China

  2. 2

    Allina Health System, United Hospital, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

  3. 3

    The First Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Heart Centre, Hebei Province, Hebei Province, China

  4. 4

    Hebei Medical University, The First Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China

*Chao Liu, The First Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Hebei Medical University, 89 Donggang Road, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, 050031, China. dr.liuchao@gmail.com. lcwv@sohu.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 DEC 2013

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of this systematic review is to evaluate the effects of glucocorticoids in people with decompensated heart failure compared to standard medical treatments on mortality, renal function, New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class, and their potential adverse effects (that is fluid retention).