Heart failure is a complex public health problem around the world and is associated with frequent hospitalizations and high mortality. With the marked increase in new information and new mechanical and electrical therapeutic modalities for treatment of heart failure, even the practicing cardiologist can find the latest advances and research overwhelming. Hence, Heart Failure: Bench to Bedside comes at a perfect time: a clear and comprehensive review is desperately needed to lessen the time readers spend searching the Internet or rummaging through massive numbers of clinical trials. This enormous task may seem overwhelming, but the editor has done a brilliant job, presenting a clear and up-to-date approach to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure as well as skillfully delving into the details of heart failure at the cellular level.
Owen JS. Heart Failure: Bench to Bedside. JAMA. 2011;305(6):622-623. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.114