Acute heart failure syndromes: The role of vasopressin antagonists

Matthew E. Harinstein, Gerasimos S. Filippatos, Mihai Gheorghiade*

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Abstract

Hospitalizations for acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) are associated with high post-discharge morbidity and mortality. The potential role of vasopressin antagonists (VA) in AHFS was presented at the 2008 European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care Meeting held in Versailles, France from 25-28 October 2008. This report represents a summary of the presentation at this meeting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-65
Number of pages5
JournalAcute cardiac care
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Acute heart failure
  • hyponatremia
  • therapy
  • vasopressin antagonists

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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