Evaluation and Management of Right-Sided Heart Failure

Published: April 12, 2018

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  • 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.