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German disease management guidelines: surgical therapies for chronic heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20101538     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The German Disease Management Guideline "Chronic Heart Failure" intends to guide physicians working in the field of diagnosis and treatment of heart failure. The guideline provides a tool on the background of evidence based medicine. The following short review wants to give insights into the role of some surgical treatment options to improve heart failure, such as revascularization, ventricular reconstruction and aneurysmectomy, mitral valve reconstruction, ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation.
J R Sindermann; S Klotz; K Rahbar; A Hoffmeier; G Drees
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2010-01-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  58 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-26     Completed Date:  2010-05-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S189-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart-New York.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Muenster, Albert-Schweitzer-Strasse 33, Muenster, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Evidence-Based Medicine
Heart Failure / surgery*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Treatment Outcome

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