Preventing and Reversing Interstitial Fibrosis in HFpEF
John M. Canty, Jr.
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
July 2020 -
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Heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is an increasingly prevalent problem and particularly so amongst an aging Veterans population. It accounts for over half of all patients with heart failure. While there have been considerable advances in understanding the mechanisms and treatment of patients with heart failure when ejection fraction is reduced, there have been few advances in understanding the mechanisms or treatment of HFpEF. From a clinical standpoint, the prevalence of...