Prospective care of heart failure in Japan: lessons from CHART studies

@inproceedings{Shiba2011ProspectiveCO,
  title={Prospective care of heart failure in Japan: lessons from CHART studies},
  author={Nobuyuki Shiba and Hiroaki Shimokawa},
  booktitle={EPMA Journal},
  year={2011}
}
There are approximately 23 million patients with heart failure (HF) worldwide. The prognosis of patients with HF is still poor and a prospective approach for preventing and treating HF is necessary. The number of HF patients in Japan has been increasing since 1950 mainly because of a rapidly aging population. Furthermore, westernized dietary pattern… CONTINUE READING