This issue of Heart Failure Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Giuseppe Pacileo, Daniele Masarone, Francesco Grigioni and Luciano Potena, will cover key topics in Advanced Heart Failure: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Management. This issue is one of four issues selected each year by our series consulting editor, Dr. Eduardo Bossone. Topics discussed in this issue include (but are not limited to): Pathophysiology of advanced heart failure: what I need to know for clinical management?, Advanced heart failure: definition, epidemiology and clinical course, Echocardiography in advanced heart failure: beyond diagnosis, Disease modifier drugs in patients with advanced heart failure: How to optimize their use?, Congestion in patients with advanced heart failure: Assessment and treatment, Inotropes in patients with advanced heart failure: Not only palliative care, Cardiac resynchronization therapy and cardiac contractility modulation in patients with advanced heart failure: How to select the right candidate?, Mitral and tricuspid valves percutaneous repair in patients with advanced heart failure: Panacea, or Pandora's box?, Left ventricular assist device: Indication, timing and management, Listing criteria for heart transplant: Role of cardiopulmonary exercise test and of prognostic scores, Right heart catheterization in patients with advanced heart failure: when to perform, how to interpreter?, Advanced heart failure in special population: Cardiomyopathies, Advanced heart failure in special population: Pediatric age, Advanced heart failure in special population: Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and Treatment of advanced heart failure: What future holds?.
- Provides in-depth, clinical reviews on advanced heart failure, providing actionable insights for clinical practice.
- Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field; Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create these timely topic-based reviews.