- There are diverse causes of right-sided heart failure (RHF) with associated increased morbidity and mortality.
- This paper reviews those causes and the epidemiology of right ventricular dysfunction and the pathophysiology of acute and chronic RHF.
- This scientific statement provides guidance on the assessment and management of RHF.
AHA Scientific Statement: Evaluation and Management of Right sided Heart Failure
Larry Allen interviews Marvin Konstam and Michael Kiernan about this new AHA Scientific Statement.