Heart failure 2016: still more questions than answers

Marco Metra, Valentina Carubelli, Alice Ravera, Andrew J. Stewart Coats

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    Abstract

    Heart failure has reached epidemic proportions given the ageing of populations and is associated with high mortality and re-hospitalization rates. This article reviews and summarizes recent advances in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of the patients with heart failure. Data are discussed based also on the most recent guidelines indications. Open issues and unmet needs are highlighted.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)766-777
    Number of pages12
    JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
    Volume227
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2017

    Keywords

    • devices
    • ejection fraction
    • heart failure
    • hospitalization
    • prognosis
    • treatment

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