Heart failure: who we treat versus who we study.

  title={Heart failure: who we treat versus who we study.},
  author={Leslie W. Miller},
  journal={Cardiology clinics},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={113-25, viii}
The prevalence of patients with the diagnosis of heart failure continues to increase, with recent data suggesting that the current estimate in the United States should now be over 7 million patients. There are many sources of information about the patients with heart failure. Many patients have been enrolled in pharmaceutical and devices trials in heart failure, but the patients enrolled are often not reflective of the patients being managed outside of these trials in terms of age, gender, race… CONTINUE READING