European Journal of Heart Failure
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Utility of Lung Ultrasound in Predicting Pulmonary and Cardiac Pressures
Is lung ultrasound clinically useful for estimating right-sided cardiac pressures and pulmonary vascular resistance?
Dysnatraemia in Heart Failure
For patients with heart failure, serum sodium may have a meaningful message. . .
TAVI in Heart Failure, How Much Risk Is Acceptable?
Who are the best and worst TAVI candidates?
Development and Initial Validation of a Simple Clinical Decision Tool to Predict the Presence of Heart Failure in Primary Care
Learn to discriminate between people with suspected heart failure who should be referred straight for echocardiography and those who need a natriuretic peptide test.
Why Do Drugs for Acute Heart Failure Fail?
And what can we learn from HF drug failures?
Eplerenone and New-Onset Diabetes in Patients With Mild Heart Failure
What is the effect of the aldosterone antagonist, eplerenone, on physician-diagnosed diabetes -- when heart failure is a comorbidity?
A Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel, Placebo-Controlled Study Examining the Effect of Cross-Linked Polyelectrolyte in Heart Failure Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
In patients with symptomatic heart failure and CKD, can cross-linked polyelectrolytes create benefit without adversely affecting potassium levels?
Renal Artery Stenosis: An Innocent Bystander or an Independent Predictor of Worse Outcome in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure?
What does a tight renal artery mean regarding outcomes in patients with heart failure?
Social Isolation, Vital Exhaustion, and Incident Heart Failure
Is being a social hermit a risk factor for heart failure?
Long-term Mortality With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in the Cardiac Resynchronization-Heart Failure (CARE-HF) Trial
Learn what effects cardiac resynchronization therapy has on mortality -- over the longer haul.
The PROTECT In-hospital Risk Model
What are the main determinants of an adverse outcome for acute heart failure?
Gender and Survival in Patients With Heart Failure
Women may have improved survival in heart failure when compared to men, but not in all cases. . .
Adherence of Heart Failure Patients to Exercise
In heart failure, physical training is highly recommended by the recent European Society of Cardiology guidelines, so why is exercise still underutilized in heart failure management?
Vitamin D Deficiency is a Predictor of Reduced Survival in Patients With Heart Failure
How does vitamin D dosing affect cardiovascular outcomes -- in patients with heart failure?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Providers need to 'reset' their clinical reasoning when considering causes of shortness of breath and fatigue, even when COPD has been diagnosed . . .
Effect of a Telemonitoring-Facilitated Collaboration Between General Practitioner and Heart Failure Clinic on Mortality and Rehospitalization Rates in Severe Heart Failure
Is telemedicine with GPs a solution for patients with severe heart failure - who normally commute to a heart failure center? What are the pros and cons?
Right Ventricular Dysfunction is Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease and Predicts Survival in Patients With Chronic Systolic Heart Failure
Chronic kidney disease and right ventricular dysfunction are important predictors of prognosis in heart failure. Find out more about this close relationship - in outpatients.
Effects of the Long-Term Administration of Nebivolol on the Clinical Symptoms, Exercise Capacity, and Left Ventricular Function of Patients With Diastolic Dysfunction
Can a beta-blocker with nitric oxide-releasing properties favorably affect exercise capacity in patients with heart failure and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction?
Ten-year Prognosis of Heart Failure in the Community
What might make this cohort less prone to mortality from heart failure than other populations - with the same comorbidities?
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibition With Sildenafil Reverses Exercise Oscillatory Breathing in Chronic Heart Failure
Exercise oscillatory breathing is a ventilatory abnormality that occurs in heart failure patients and carries an unfavorable prognosis. Can it be reversed with Viagra?