The potential of the inodilator levosimendan in maintaining quality of life in advanced heart failure

@inproceedings{Nieminen2017ThePO,
  title={The potential of the inodilator levosimendan in maintaining quality of life in advanced heart failure},
  author={Markku S Nieminen and Conceiç{\~a}o Fonseca and Dulce A Brito and Gerhard Wikstroem},
  booktitle={European heart journal supplements : journal of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2017}
}
Maintaining adequate quality of life (QoL) is an important therapeutic objective for patients with advanced heart failure and, for some patients, may take precedence over prolonging life. Achieving good QoL in this context may involve aspects of patient care that lie outside the familiar limits of heart failure treatment. The inodilator levosimendan may be advantageous in this setting, not least because of its sustained duration of action, ascribed to a long-acting metabolite designated OR-1896… CONTINUE READING
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