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Tiny Device Is a ‘Huge Advance’ for Treatment of Severe Heart Failure

Almost two million Americans have severe heart failure, and for them even mundane tasks can be extraordinarily difficult. With blood flow impeded throughout their bodies, patients may become breathless simply walking across a room or up stairs. Some must sleep sitting up to avoid gasping for air. Drugs may help to control the symptoms, but… Read More »

Clinical Management of Heart Failure

In this new 3rd edition, the authors have made every effort to keep the text concise. They have attempted to base as much of the discussion of heart failure management on pathophysiologic principles as possible. They have provided references, whenever possible, to review articles and sound meta-analyses rather than primary data so that readers have… Read More »