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Diastolic heart failure: definitions and terminology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16003645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patients with chronic heart failure can be divided into 2 broad categories: systolic heart failure and diastolic heart failure. There are significant differences in demographics, prognosis, left ventricular structure, as well as systolic and diastolic function between these 2 groups of patients. The purpose of this presentation is to define the terminology used to describe these 2 broad categories of heart failure and to characterize the functional measurements that constitute their pathophysiological mechanisms.
Michael R Zile; Catalin F Baicu; David D Bonnema
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0033-0620     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:    2005 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-08     Completed Date:  2005-09-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376442     Medline TA:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  307-13     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, the Gazes Cardiac Research Institute, the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diastole / physiology*
Heart Failure / classification*,  diagnosis
Heart Function Tests
Middle Aged
Risk Assessment
Sensitivity and Specificity
Severity of Illness Index
Systole / physiology*
Terminology as Topic*
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / physiopathology
Ventricular Remodeling / physiology*
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