Current issues in advanced heart failure

H. O. Ventura, J. P. Murgo, F. W. Smart, D. D. Stapleton, H. L. Price

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In the past 50 years, an increased understanding of the pathophysiologic mechanisms associated with the development of heart failure has produced a more precise treatment of this syndrome. The effects of the agents used for the treatment of patients with advanced heart failure have been summarized in this article and demonstrate the importance of vasodilatory drugs on the survival and progression of dilated cardiomyopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1057-1082
Number of pages26
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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