Chronic Heart Failure: Contemporary Diagnosis and Management

Ramani, Gautam V.; Uber, Patricia A.; Mehra, Mandeep R.
February 2010
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2010, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p180
Academic Journal
The article discusses the diagnosis and management of chronic heart failure (CHF). It states that CHF is a progressive disease with an increasing hospitalization burden and healthcare spending. It notes that prevention of coronary artery disease and risk factor management via aggressive blood pressure is the core in preventing new occurrences of left ventricular dysfunction. It indicates that CHF therapy includes identification and correction of reversible precipitants.


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