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Cardiology Management

Inotropic Agents for Heart Failure - Wishful Thinking?

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Calcium activation and calcium sensitivity in the failing myocardium.   Historically, treatment of heart failure with inotropic agents started with the employment of extracts of foxglove, which contained a mixture of cardiac glycosides. With their low therapeutic margin due to a resulting ionic dysbalance though, cardiac glycosides... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Approach to Treat Early Heart Failure

2016 29 Jan

In latest research published in Circulation , scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) discuss a new approach to treat heart failure early in the disease.  The American Heart Association reports that approximately 5 million people in the U.S. suffer from heart failure and less than half of these patients survive five... Read more