Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism: therapeutic potential in acute heart failure syndromes.

@article{Albaghdadi2011MineralocorticoidRA,
  title={Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism: therapeutic potential in acute heart failure syndromes.},
  author={Mazen Albaghdadi and Mihai Gheorghiade and Bertram Pitt},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 21},
  pages={2626-33}
}
Acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) are a heterogeneous group of commonly encountered and difficult to manage clinical syndromes associated with high morbidity and mortality. Dyspnoea, pulmonary, and systemic congestion often characterize AHFS due to acutely elevated intracardiac filling pressures and fluid overload. Diuresis, respiratory support, vasodilator therapy, and gradual attenuation of the activation of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) and sympathetic nervous system (SNS… CONTINUE READING
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