Article Text

PDF
Letter
  1. James M Beattie1 and
  2. Miriam J Johnson2
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
  2. 2Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, St Catherine's Hospice, Scarborough, UK

Statistics from Altmetric.com

We would like to thank Dr Satchithananda, Sister Ingram and Dr Hookey for their interest in our editorial. We welcome this opportunity to respond. We framed our discussion in the setting of left ventricular systolic dysfunction as this is where the robust evidence base for heart failure therapy has evolved. The evidence base for effective therapy for the clinical syndrome of heart failure with preserved systolic function is much weaker, with very few randomised controlled clinical trials. However, we accept that the symptomatic burden and mortality risk for those with heart failure with preserved systolic function …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.