This issue of Heart Failure Clinics, edited by Drs. Wilbert Aronow and Ali Ahmed, will cover a wide array of topics related to Heart Failure in Older Adults. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prognosis of Heart Failure in the Older Adult; DEFEAT Heart Failure: Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Assessment, and Etiology of Geriatric Heart Failure; Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction in the Older Adult; Heart Failure—Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction; Interventional Therapies for Heart Failure in the Older Adult; Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Treatment of Heart Failure in the Older Adult; and Left Ventricular Assist Devices in Treatment of Heart Failure in the Older Adult, among others.
By Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FCCP, Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
and Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, The Washington DC VA Medical Center