Pathophysiologic strategies in the management of congestive heart failure.
Department of Cardiology, Heart Failure and Transplant Center, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140.
- Published Article
Annual review of medicine
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1990
The management of patients with congestive heart failure is based upon an understanding of the pathogenetic mechanisms. Therapy aimed at optimizing preload, decreasing afterload, and improving contractility can improve symptoms, and in some instances, improve survival.
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