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Telemedicine in heart failure—more than nice to have?

Telemedicine in chronic diseases like heart failure is rapidly evolving and has two important goals: improving and individualising care as well as reducing costs. In this paper, we provide a critical and an updated review of the current evidence by discussing the most important trials, meta-analyses and systematic reviews. So far, evidence for the CardioMEMS device is most...

Impact of airflow limitation in chronic heart failure

Background Comorbidities are common in chronic heart failure (HF) patients, but diagnoses are often not based on objective testing. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an important comorbidity and often neglected because of shared symptoms and risk factors. Precise prevalence and consequences are not well known. Therefore, we investigated prevalence, pulmonary...

Elderly primary care hypertension patients–who to refer for echocardiography?

S. C. A. M. Bekkers 0 H. P. Brunner-La Rocca 0 0 S. C. A. M. Bekkers ( - Heart failure (HF) is a complex clinical syndrome resulting from impaired diastolic and/or systolic function and clinically

Biomarkers in outpatient heart failure management; Are they correlated to and do they influence clinical judgment?

Aims Heart failure (HF) management is complicated by difficulties in clinical assessment. Biomarkers may help guide HF management, but the correspondence between clinical evaluation and biomarker serum levels has hardly been studied. We investigated the correlation between biomarkers and clinical signs and symptoms, the influence of patient characteristics and comorbidities on...