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Latest Heart failure Stories

2014-05-20 10:46:25

One of the first studies to analyze the effectiveness of screening survivors of childhood cancer for early signs of impending congestive heart failure (CHF) finds improved health outcomes but suggests that less frequent screening than currently recommended may yield similar clinical benefit.

2014-05-20 10:13:27

Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating — increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system.

2014-05-20 10:04:10

Pulmonary hypertension patients from lower socioeconomic groups present for initial evaluation at a more advanced disease state than those from higher income groups.

2014-05-20 10:02:40

In patients with congestive heart failure, obesity and a larger waist size have paradoxically been associated with a better prognosis in the prior investigations.

2014-05-20 04:21:05

When All Other Treatments Fail, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Can Save the Sickest of the Sick.

2014-05-19 14:50:02

Patients with chronic pulmonary thromboembolic disease may benefit from pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), even if the patients don't have severe pulmonary hypertension.

2014-05-19 14:44:07

As if increased risks of high blood pressure, respiratory infections, lung cancer and even depression weren't enough, researchers say patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have another complication to worry about: heart failure.

2014-05-19 12:46:46

Clinicians have been urged to consider using spironolactone in their patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) after a post-hoc analysis of the TOPCAT trial showed benefit in patients from the Americas.

2014-05-19 12:44:08

Hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases increased during the Greek financial crisis.

2014-05-19 12:34:04

Poor diuretic response is associated with worse in-hospital and post-discharge clinical outcomes.


Latest Heart failure Reference Libraries

Circulation (journal)
2012-06-04 14:21:01

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. In 2008 the journal added six subspecialty publications: Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Circulation publishes articles related to research in and the...

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