Ischemic versus non-ischemic heart failure: should the etiology be determined?

@article{Follath2001IschemicVN,
  title={Ischemic versus non-ischemic heart failure: should the etiology be determined?},
  author={Ferenc Follath},
  journal={Heart failure monitor},
  year={2001},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={122-5}
}
In epidemiological surveys and in large-scale therapeutic trials, the prognosis of patients with ischemic heart failure is worse than in patients with a non-ischemic etiology. Even heart transplant candidates may respond better to intensified therapy if they have non-ischemic heart failure. The term 'non-ischemic heart failure' includes various subgroups such as hypertensive heart disease, myocarditis, alcoholic cardiomyopathy and cardiac dysfunction due to rapid atrial fibrillation. Some of… CONTINUE READING

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