Registries - Pediatric Heart Failure Registry > Patient Enrollment

Patient Enrollment


PATIENT POPULATION
  • Children < 18 years of age with either congenital or acquired heart disease presenting with heart failure
INCLUSION CRITERIA
  • Children < 18 years of age
  • With either congenital or acquired heart disease
  • Presenting with symptomatic cardiac failure (NYHA or Ross classification >1) not amenable to surgical correction
  • Asymptomatic patients with sufficient echocardiographic dysfunction warranting the initiation of medication
EXCLUSION CRITERIA
  • High-flow/shunt lesions as underlying reason for heart failure (e.g. VSD, AVSD, systemic or CNS vascular malformations, catecholamine producing tumors, etc.)
  • Children with correctable lesions (e.g. critical AS, critical PS, etc.)
  • On mechanical circulatory support at time of registration (will be in iMACS registry)
TIME OF INITIAL ENTRY INTO THE DATABASE
  • At time of 1st presentation for heart failure (inpatient or outpatient) to the enrolling center. May have had a diagnosis of heart failure at an outside institution.
WHAT FOLLOW UP DATA IS TO BE COLLECTED?
  • Annual follow-up
  • Event initiated follow-up (hospitalization or death)
After completion of site enrollment, click here to enroll patients: iPHFR Patient Enrollment.


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