Cardiac failure

  • Martin Kaltenbach
  • Ronald E. Vlietstra


Cardiac failure is a syndrome which occurs in the wake of various cardiac disorders. It is defined as an inability of the heart to meet the body’s blood supply needs.


Cardiac Failure Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Fluid Overload Constrictive Pericarditis Primary Pulmonary Hypertension 
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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Darmstadt 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Kaltenbach
    • 1
  • Ronald E. Vlietstra
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of Internal Medicine Department of CardiologyFrankfurt University Hospital Johann Wolfgang Goethe UniversityFrankfurt/Main 70Germany
  2. 2.The Watson ClinicLakelandUSA

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