Recognising and Managing the Patient with Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManagement of Heart Failure
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9780470753798
StatePublished - Sep 14 2010


  • DHF patients, comparable morbidity - to those with SHF
  • Diastolic heart failure (DHF), fundamental difference in pathophysiologic mechanisms
  • Heart failure (HF), inability of heart - to pump adequate blood volume
  • Heart failure with preserved - or normal ejection fraction
  • Increased passive diastolic stiffness - in patients with DHF
  • Individualizing treatment of heart failure
  • Irbesartan in heart failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Study (I-PRESERVE)
  • Kaplan-Meier survival curves
  • Proper nomenclature, to use for HF - in setting of normal EF and DHF
  • Recognising and managing patient with heart failure - and preserved ejection fraction

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  • Medicine(all)

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