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Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF): Current Perspectives and Recommendations

Authors Dzhioeva O, Belyavskiy E

Received 17 February 2020

Accepted for publication 20 July 2020

Published 21 August 2020 Volume 2020:16 Pages 769—785

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S207117

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Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 2

Editor who approved publication: Professor Garry Walsh


Olga Dzhioeva,1 Evgeny Belyavskiy2

1Department of Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Obesity, National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia; 2Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Correspondence: Evgeny Belyavskiy
Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin 13353, Germany
Tel +49 30450565494
Fax +49 304507565494
Email evgeny.belyavskiy@charite.de

Abstract: Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a major global public health problem. Diagnosis of HFpEF is still challenging and built based on the comprehensive echocardiographic analysis. Currently, there are no universally accepted therapies that alter the clinical course of HFpEF. This review attempts to summarize the current advances in the diagnosis of HFpEF and provide future directions of the patients´ management with this very widespread, heterogeneous clinical syndrome.

Keywords: heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, transthoracic echocardiography, guidelines, diastolic stress test

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