Synergistic approaches in the surgical treatment of heart failure: Complex solutions for complex problems

Patrick M. McCarthy*

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Abstract

In the current era, with a high incidence and prevalence of heart failure, cardiologists are developing a wide range of medical therapies for this population. Working in synergy with pharmacologic therapies, surgeons are developing several innovative surgical procedures to address mechanical problems in heart failure patients that will stabilize and reverse the complex problem of heart failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalSeminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

Keywords

  • Heart failure
  • Medical therapy
  • Surgical therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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