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Telemonitoring in Chronic Heart Failure: A Systematic Review

Table 2

Study characteristics and participants’ data.

ReferenceSample sizeAgeE.F.Follow-up periodTransmission modalityNYHAa classStudy designPlace

(1) Dendale et al. [21]16076 ± 1035 ± 15%6 mCell phone>IIRCTb7 hospitals in Belgium
(2) Wade et al. [22]31678.1Not reported6 mInternet linkNot reportedRCTbNew York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania residents
(3) Scherr et al. [23]12066 (median, IQRc 62–72)<38%6 mMobile phoneII–IVRCTbAustria
(4) Mortara et al. [24]46160 ± 1129 ± 712 mTelephone lineII–IV ( )RCTb11 centers in Italy, UK, and Poland
(5) Dar et al. [25]18272 (Mean) SDd: 12Not reported6 mTelephone lineII–IVRCTb3 acute hospitals in northwest London
(6) Antonicelli et al. [26]5778 (Mean) SDd: 712 mTelephone lineII–IVRCTbItaly
(7) Cleland et al. [27]42667 (Mean) SDd: 12<40%8 mTelephone lineI–IVRCTb16 hospitals in Germany, UK and The Netherlands
(8) Giordano et al. [28]46057 ± 10<40%12 mTelephone lineII–IVRCTb5 cardiovascular rehabilitation departments in Italy
(9) Goldberg et al. [29]28059 ± 15<35%6 mTelephone lineIII-IVRCTb16 heart failure centres in the USA
(10) Tompkins and Orwat [30]39076.1 (SDd: 8.1)Not reported6 mTelephone lineNot reportedRCTbArizona, USA
(11) Soran et al. [31]31576 ± 723 ± 9%6 mTelephone lineII-IIIRCTb3 cites in Pittsburg, Cleveland, and Miami, USA
(12) Koehler et al. [32]710 ≤35%26 m (median)Cell phoneII-IIIRCTb165 practices in Germany

Age is reported in years as a mean value unless otherwise stated.
aNYHA: New York Heart Association, bRCT: randomized controlled trial, cIQR: interquartile range, dSD: standard deviation.

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