Volume 8-2. Stage B, A Pre-cursor to Heart Failure, Part II, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics

1st Edition

Authors:

Description

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.

Details

No. of pages:
704
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455744060
Print ISBN:
9781455738724

About the authors

Jay Cohn

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota, Medical School Minneapolis, MN, Editor of the Journal of Cardiac Failure

Gary Francis

Affiliations and Expertise

Variety Club Research Center, Minneapolis, MN