Current European guidelines for the management of heart failure recommend the use of risk scores. Among these, the MECKI score (Metabolic Exercise Test Data Combined with Cardiac and Kidney Indexes) has proven to be one of the most accurate. Nevertheless, risk scores are poorly used in clinical practice, in part because there is a lack of strong evidence to support their external validation in diverse populations.
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