Cardiac dysfunction in heart failure: the cardiologist's love affair with time.

@article{Brutsaert2006CardiacDI,
  title={Cardiac dysfunction in heart failure: the cardiologist's love affair with time.},
  author={Dirk L. Brutsaert},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={157-81}
}
Translating research into clinical practice has been a challenge throughout medical history. From the present review, it should be clear that this is particularly the case for heart failure. As a consequence, public awareness of this disease has been disillusionedly low, despite its prognosis being worse than that of most cancers and many other chronic diseases. We explore how over the past 150 years since Ludwig and Marey concepts about the evaluation of cardiac performance in patients with… CONTINUE READING

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