Hibernating myocardium: high or low risk?

@article{McGowan2004HibernatingMH,
  title={Hibernating myocardium: high or low risk?},
  author={J. McGowan},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2004},
  volume={90},
  pages={237 - 238}
}
The optimal strategy for risk stratification in heart failure continues to evolve, with increasing numbers of tools such as natriuretic peptide assessment being utilised The assessment of risk, and its subsequent manipulation, accounts for a large amount of what we do in cardiology. Among the heart failure population, increasing numbers of tools are being utilised for the purpose. In this issue of Heart , Schinkel and colleagues1 present data on the combined use of both physiological and… Expand

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