Nonpharmacologic therapy in heart failure: an overview.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Heart failure therapy has seen significant changes over the past few decades. Therapies aimed at various pathophysiologic states have been and are currently used in the treatment of heart failure. Despite this, incidence and mortality continue to rise. Nonpharmacologic therapy plays a significant and life-saving role in certain subsets of patients. This review will discuss the current evidence and future direction of nonpharmacologic therapy as it pertains to surgical options, devices, and exercise.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Arumugham, PS; O'Connor, CM

Published Date

  • March 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 33 - 38

PubMed ID

  • 17386183

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1546-9530

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11897-007-0023-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States