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Personal Decision Support System for Heart Failure Management

2018-04-19 10:03:11 | BioPortfolio

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Treating Congestive Heart Failure Using a Device to Remove Cholesterol

A pilot study to examine the effects of LDL-Apheresis on patients with Stage III Congestive Heart Failure. Study hypothesis: Decreased blood viscosity from receiving LDL-apheresis will de...

Congestive Heart Failure: Causes of Sudden Worsening

The purpose of the study is to recognize main causes of acute decompensation of chronic congestive heart failure.

A Safety Study Comparing Natrecor (Nesiritide) Versus Dobutamine Therapy for Worsening Congestive Heart Failure

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Monitoring in Congestive Heart Failure Study

This is a multi-center, non-randomized study designed to develop an external monitor for CHF patients.

Study of DITPA in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure

This study will assess the safety and efficacy of DITPA relative to placebo in patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV congestive heart failure (CHF) who have low s...

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Associations between ambient air pollution and daily mortality in a cohort of congestive heart failure: Case-crossover and nested case-control analyses using a distributed lag nonlinear model.

Persons with congestive heart failure may be at higher risk of the acute effects related to daily fluctuations in ambient air pollution. To meet some of the limitations of previous studies using group...

Myocardial oedema and congestive heart failure: one piece of the puzzle? Reply.

Good response to tolvaptan shortens hospitalization in patients with congestive heart failure.

Tolvaptan has been gradually spread to use as a potent diuretic for congestive heart failure in the limited country. However, the response to this aquaretic drug still is unpredictable. A total of 92 ...

Effects and safety of oral tolvaptan in patients with congestive heart failure: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Several studies reported treatment benefits of tolvaptan in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). However, the optimal dosage remains unclear. We aimed to compare different dosage of tolvaptan...

Innovation in Heart Failure Treatment: Life Expectancy, Disability, and Health Disparities.

The goal of this study was to illustrate the potential benefit of effective congestive heart failure (CHF) treatment in terms of improved health, greater social value, and reduced health disparities b...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A cardiotonic glycoside obtained mainly from Digitalis lanata; it consists of three sugars and the aglycone DIGOXIGENIN. Digoxin has positive inotropic and negative chronotropic activity. It is used to control ventricular rate in ATRIAL FIBRILLATION and in the management of congestive heart failure with atrial fibrillation. Its use in congestive heart failure and sinus rhythm is less certain. The margin between toxic and therapeutic doses is small. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p666)

Agents that have a strengthening effect on the heart or that can increase cardiac output. They may be CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES; SYMPATHOMIMETICS; or other drugs. They are used after MYOCARDIAL INFARCT; CARDIAC SURGICAL PROCEDURES; in SHOCK; or in congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).

A semisynthetic digitalis glycoside with the general properties of DIGOXIN but more rapid onset of action. Its cardiotonic action is prolonged by its demethylation to DIGOXIN in the liver. It has been used in the treatment of congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).

A heterogeneous condition in which the heart is unable to pump out sufficient blood to meet the metabolic need of the body. Heart failure can be caused by structural defects, functional abnormalities (VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION), or a sudden overload beyond its capacity. Chronic heart failure is more common than acute heart failure which results from sudden insult to cardiac function, such as MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.

Disease of CARDIAC MUSCLE resulting from chronic excessive alcohol consumption. Myocardial damage can be caused by: (1) a toxic effect of alcohol; (2) malnutrition in alcoholics such as THIAMINE DEFICIENCY; or (3) toxic effect of additives in alcoholic beverages such as COBALT. This disease is usually manifested by DYSPNEA and palpitations with CARDIOMEGALY and congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).

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