None of the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension are specific until somebody has right heart failure, and that's way down the road. ... Patients who develop heart failure need their local doctor to manage fluids and assess diuretics and electrolytes.
induce acute renal failure in patients with heart failure and chronic renal impairment, and cause cardiovascular events. ... reduction in cardiovascular death, a 64% reduction in heart failure, and a 21% reduction in all-cause mortality.
Although he was on medication, an 80-year-old patient was being hospitalized every 2 to 3 months for congestive heart failure. ... Only once he began seeing a prevention nurse in a special heart failure clinic every week did his condition improve.
A new indication for three cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators used to treat heart failure patients. ... The defibrillators are now approved to treat left bundle-branch block in patients who have mild heart failure or heart failure with no
Expanded indication for 2 cardiac resynchronization pacemakers and 8 cardiac resynchronization defibrillators by Medtronic to treat patients with atrioventricular (AV) block and less severe heart failure. ... The FDA previously approved these devices for
This issue covers topics such as retail clinics, management of heart failure, and optimizing human papillomavirus vaccination. ... Managing heart failure is a complicated clinical area that is only likely to get bigger as the number of patients with the
For example, sensors that detect how much total fluid is in one's system can give clinicians warning when patients living with heart failure start to retain fluid, Dr. ... There's relatively good agreement now that monitoring in heart failure with a
Pioglitazone also carries a black-box warning for congestive heart failure and is linked to bone fracture risk in diabetes, and the benefits of the drug are short-lived after therapy ... Torres noted. “I think it's reasonable to consider [pioglitazone]
As if surviving cancer weren't enough, many oncology patients are then faced with another problem—heart failure. ... heart failure and we can prevent interruption of cancer therapy as well,” said Dr.
In August, the entire class of thiazolidinediones added boxed warnings saying the drugs may cause or worsen heart failure. ... Medical professionals should monitor patients for 30 minutes after infusion, and shouldn't use the drugs in patients with