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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schweigmann, U; Meierhofer, C 
Title:
Strategies for the treatment of acute heart failure in children. 
Abstract:
Acute heart failure is life threatening in adults and in the pediatric population. It represents the final pathway of complex physiological mechanisms that vary with age and underlying diseases. Strategies for treatment of heart failure should integrate to an concept of stepwise approach to heart failure. Evolving therapies, that are changing standard of care, are discussed. This paper gives an overview on principles for treatment of congestive heart failure, like diuretics, ss-beta-blockade, an...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Minerva Cardioangiol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
56 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
321-33 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0026-4725 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler