Modern treatment methods for heart failure

  • Bojan Vrtovec
  • Gregor Poglajen

Abstract

Abstract: Chronic heart failure is a clinical syndrome that can result from many cardiac diseases, the most common being cardiomyopathies and coronary artery disease. According to recent epidemiological data, heart failure is the only cardiologic entity whose prevalence is actually increasing and is present in 2–5 % of general population and in 10 % of people older than 65 years. The scope of this paper includes algorithms of initial heart failure diagnostic work-up , medical management and contemporary non-medical treatment options.

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Published
2011-04-01
How to Cite
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Vrtovec B, Poglajen G. Modern treatment methods for heart failure. ZdravVestn [Internet]. 1Apr.2011 [cited 26Jun.2019];80(4). Available from: https://vestnik.szd.si/index.php/ZdravVest/article/view/128
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Education

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