Necessary cautions when considering digoxin in heart failure

Heckman, George A.; McKelvie, Robert S.
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p644
Academic Journal
This article focuses on a study to assess the impact of digoxin on survival in heart failure. The study assessed the effect of digoxin on mortality and hospital admission in 6,800 patients with heart failure, a left-ventricular ejection fraction less than 45 percent. It also discusses the benefits of digitalis in cases of dropsy and its clinical efficacy in heart failure.


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