Blood volume assessment in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic heart failure.

@article{Katz2007BloodVA,
  title={Blood volume assessment in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic heart failure.},
  author={Stuart D Katz},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={334 1},
  pages={47-52}
}
  • Stuart D Katz
  • Published 2007 in The American journal of the medical sciences
Symptoms of intravascular volume overload and increased cardiac filling pressures in the systemic and pulmonary venous circulations are among the most common complaints in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The clinical utility of physical examination for estimation of intravascular volume status in patients with CHF is limited due to poor specificity and sensitivity of most signs of congestion. Direct measurement of blood volume with radioisotope techniques is FDA-approved and has been… CONTINUE READING
23 Citations
33 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…