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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Acute Heart Failure

Current Heart Failure Reports
Sameer Kurmani & Iain Squire. Curr Heart Fail Rep - DOI 10.1007/s11897-017-0351-y
Open Access - First Online: 07 August 2017
"Summary
We provide an introduction to AHF and discuss its definition, causes and precipitants. We also present epidemiological and demographic data to suggest that there is significant patient heterogeneity and that AHF is not a single pathology, but rather a range of pathophysiological entities. This poses a challenge when designing clinical trials and may, at least in part, explain why the results in this area have been largely disappointing."