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Sodium restriction, water intake, and diuretic regimen in patients with congestive heart failure
We have read the article published by Riegel et al.1 with great interest and enthusiasm. Briefly, the behavioral adherence of patients with chronic congestive heart failure (HF) to dietary salt, fluid restriction and diuretic ...
A novel strategy to reduce the readmission rates in congestive heart failure: intermittent empirical intravenous diuretics
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2020)
Improvements in the medical management of heart failure have changed the course of the disease. However, mortality rates, hospitalization rates, and treatment costs are not at desired levels. Diuretics have been widely ...
Ignored identity of age-dependent increase in pulmonary embolism atrial fibrillation
We read with great interest the article published recently in CHEST (October 2019) by Pauley et al1 in which their goal was to evaluate national trends in admission rates, discharge disposition, and length of stay in ...
Venous failure and beyond
We have read the report of Gupta et al1 with great interest. Briefly, they have reported successful treatment of pigmented purpuric lesions by venoactive drugs in a male patient. Indeed, it is really an encouraging and ...
Does golden ratio reside in pulmonary circulation?
We have read the recent article in CHEST (May 2019) byChemla et al1with great enthusiasm and interest. Themost astonishing number series and ratio in theuniverse, namely the golden ratio, which arose from theFibonacci ...