Pathophysiology of Volume Overload in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Article first published online: 23 JUL 2010
© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Congestive Heart Failure
Special Issue: Volume Overload, Renal Function, and Heart Failure: Diagnostic and Management Strategies
Volume 16, Issue Supplement s1, pages S1–S6, July/August 2010
How to Cite
Pang, P. S. and Levy, P. (2010), Pathophysiology of Volume Overload in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes. Congestive Heart Failure, 16: S1–S6. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7133.2010.00167.x
- Issue published online: 23 JUL 2010
- Article first published online: 23 JUL 2010
- Manuscript received April 1, 2010; revised April 25, 2010; accepted May 6, 2010
Signs and symptoms of volume overload is a common feature in patients presenting with acute heart failure syndromes. Management of volume overload, or congestion, is an important goal of therapy. Despite the importance of volume overload management, the precise causes have not been fully elucidated. The authors review possible explanatory models of volume overload and reflect on recent insights from acute heart failure syndromes clinical trials and registries. Congest Heart Fail. 2010;16(4)( suppl 1):S1–S6. ©2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.