In the joint American College of Cardiology /American Heart Association classification system, Stage B heart failure refers to patients with structural heart disease but no symptoms of heart failure. Preventing progression of heart failure in Stage B patients is a central concern to heart failure specialists, so two issues have been devoted to this topic. Part II focuses on screening to identify patients with Stage B HF and monitoring and therapeutic approaches to patients with a diagnosis of Stage B HF.
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- © Saunders 2012
- 28th March 2012
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Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota, Medical School Minneapolis, MN, Editor of the Journal of Cardiac Failure
Variety Club Research Center, Minneapolis, MN