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Optimising AHF Treatment to Relieve Symptoms, Prevent Organ Damage & Improve Outcomes

Published: 17 Jan 2017

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In this video, Prof Alexandre Mebazaa (University Paris 7, FR) looks at the optimisation strategies used to treat acute heart failure (AHF). His presentation aims to highlight that:

  • Acute heart failure involves both left and right-sided ventricular failure 
  • Symptomatic relief may not correlate with improved outcomes 
  • Acute heart failure can affect other organs such as the kidneys and liver
  • Pre-discharge oral HF therapies should be optimised