This guide for patients from the European Society of Cardiology aims to provide an overview of the latest evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure.
In particular, it should help patients to understand the:
A series of 9 simple, captivating animations explaining heart failure and its treatment.
These narrated animations explain how a healthy heart works, what happens to it in heart failure and how various treatments work to improve your health.
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In this section you can watch, listen or read interviews with other people with heart failure and their caregivers.
and share your own views and experiences with other patients, families and caregivers.
The heartfailurematters.org website was developed under the direction of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The ESC is a world leader in the discovery and dissemination of best practices in cardiovascular medicine. Our members and decision-makers are healthcare professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to represent professionals in the field of cardiology in Europe and beyond.