HEART FAILURE, A GLOBAL DISEASE REQUIRING A GLOBAL RESPONSE
During the last decennia, heart failure has developed into a major burden in the Western world, increasingly affecting millions.
Stimulation of local research activities in the area of heart failure.
In order to contain a heart failure epidemic in developing countries, it is important to establish its prevalence and specific causes in different regions of the developing world.
GLOBAL SURVEY OF MEDICAL SPECIALIST MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE.
This survey aims to describe the diagnosis, different forms of care and the treatment of heart failure across a wide variety of countries by cardiologists and other specialists who manage heart failure patients.
Welcome to the World Heart Failure Society (WHFS). The WHFS is a non-profit organization and a professional society. We would like to bring together medical, allied health and research professionals from all parts of the world who are involved in the field of heart failure.
In order to contain a heart failure epidemic in developing countries, it is important to establish its prevalence and specific causes in different regions of the developing world, and identify regional preventive measures and therapeutic regimens.
Stimulation of local research activities in the area of heart failure, and specific educational programmes for patients and health care providers are some of the examples to reach this goal.
Congress and Activities
- World Congress of Echocardiography and Cardiology/November 20-22, 2015, in Istanbul, Turkey: Joint Session with World Heart Failure Society: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
Chairs:Willem J. Remme / Serdar Küçükoğlu
Current status of ADHF treatment in 2015 – Dilek Ural
Pathophysiology of ADHF: can this guide new treatment strategies –M. Birhan Yılmaz
Ultrafiltration and other non-pharmacological strategies in ADHF – Mehdi Zoghi
Monitoring devices and preventive strategies – Cheuk-Man Yu
- World Heart Failure Society Congress – 2014
The fourth edition of the World Heart Failure Society Congress was hosted successfully in United Arab Emirates under the chairmanship of Prof. Elsadig Kazzam. The event featured some of the well known figures in the field of cardiology. You may click the link below to know more about this event including photographs and videos of the event.