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Cardiovascular death/re-hospitalization within 6 to12 months from enrollment; 6 to 12 month all-cause mortality/re-hospitalization treatment failure; 6-month heart failure mortality/re-hospitalization; interim analyses
all measures at 6-month intervals
Secondary outcomes include alternative definitions of clinical impact through chart review at study start; functional status and resource utilization and costs at study start, at 6 months, and at twelve months.
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
September 1, 2005
June 23, 2008
VA South Texas Health Care System San Antonio, Texas, United States
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.