Document Detail

Congestive heart failure. Current and future strategies to decrease mortality.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7937415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prevalence of and mortality from congestive heart failure increase with advancing age. The most important prognostic indicators are exercise tolerance and left ventricular function. Currently, drug treatment consists of digitalis, diuretics, and ACe inhibitors. Future management may include medications to modulate the extracardiac mechanisms of decompensation and newer surgical techniques to assist or replace the failing heart.
R E Hobbs; B Czerska
Related Documents :
10184925 - Clinical practice guidelines for heart failure.
1538575 - Clinical studies of enalapril treatment for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
1673955 - Congestive heart failure in patients with normal left ventricular systolic function: a ...
22407455 - Novel postoperative use of beta-blocking medication for infants with left ventricular o...
19466715 - Mr study of postnatal development of myocardial structure and left ventricular function.
8521565 - Quantitative relation between myocardial viability and improvement in heart failure sym...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0032-5481     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-11-08     Completed Date:  1994-11-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  167-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Cleveland Clinic Foundation F25, OH 44195.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Death, Sudden / etiology
Heart Failure / drug therapy,  mortality,  therapy*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Hereditary hemochromatosis. Detecting and correcting iron overload.
Next Document:  How to help diabetic patients avoid amputation. Prevention and management of foot ulcers.