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New therapies for heart failure: is thalidomide the answer?

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The syndrome of advanced heart failure is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Ideas about the reasons for the progressive nature of the heart failure syndrome have changed over the years, with the initial view that progression was principally due to pump failure (the 'haemodynamic' hypothesis), giving way to more modern views, which implicate neuro-endocrine activation (including catecholamine excess, renin-angiotensin system activation, etc.). More recently, an excess of in...

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10.1093/qjmed/93.5.305

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians More from this journal
Volume:
93
Issue:
5
Pages:
305-311
Publication date:
2000-05-01
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
Language:
English
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pubs:164481
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uuid:c93608a4-0972-43a5-b489-d8047bb23f56
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pubs:164481
Source identifiers:
164481
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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