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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 280-287

Heart failure in oman: Current statistics and recommendations


1 Department of Adult Health and Critical Care, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
2 Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Maryam Alharrasi
Department of Adult Health and Critical Care, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Post Box 35, PC 123 Al-Khoud, Muscat
Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_2_21

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This review aims to explore the status of heart failure (HF) practice and research in Oman. Extensive search of databases (Arab World Research Source, EBSCOhost, Medline, and Google Scholar) yielded eight published literatures in the last two decades in Oman. The escalation of HF among older adults in Oman has been documented across the two decades. Ischemic heart disease continues to dominate as the cause for HF among the Omani population. Recent researchers have highlighted that acute coronary syndrome and noncompliance with medications are factors which precipitate an acute HF. One-year follow-up of HF patients in Oman has estimated their mortality rate at 25%. Our knowledge of HF is very limited by the few published research and data sets. However, the prevalence of HF is increasing, and is expected to dramatically increase with the rise in the Omani population in hypertension and diabetes. More research is needed in the area of HF on the Omani population.


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