Current readings: Surgical management of heart failure.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

There are a myriad of surgical therapies for patients with end-stage congestive heart failure. Coronary revascularization and mitral valve repair have clear clinical benefits in appropriately selected patients. Further investigation is required before the widespread adoption of volume-reduction strategies. Cardiac stem cell therapies have yielded promising results in preclinical and phase I studies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Southerland, KW; Milano, CA

Published Date

  • 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 156 - 164

PubMed ID

  • 24216532

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-9488

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2013.07.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States