Ischaemic heart disease, dyspnoea, and susceptibility to ventricular arrhythmia
An 83 year-old male has been rushed to hospital due to increased shortness of breath and abdominal distension. He has a history of chronic heart failure and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. How would you treat this patient?
Discover how Dr Barbici and colleagues managed this patient's condition in this real-world clinical case. See how their treatment choices, detailed in the infographic below, led to improved cardiac function.
A 94-year-old man with known heart failure presented at the emergency department with abdominal pain. It became apparent he needed surgery, but could his heart withstand the stresses of it? How would you manage this patient’s situation?