HF: Thiamine (2007)
For the patient with heart failure,does supplementing with thiamine provide beneficial outcomes?
Two small randomized controlled trials suggest that patients with heart failure may improve thiamine status with high-dose supplementation. However, only one study reported a benefit in clinical symptoms (LVEF increased and mean NYHA class decreased).
- Grade I means there is good evidence supporting the statement;
- Grade II is Fair;
- Grade III is Limited;
- Grade IV is Expert Opinion;
- Grade V is Not Assignable.
Evidence Summary: Thiamine replacement and outcomes
Search Plan and Results: Thiamine and Heart Failure 1995