Clinical Research in Cardiology

, Volume 107, Supplement 2, pp 105–113 | Cite as

Progress in heart failure treatment in Germany

  • Mark Luedde
  • Martina E. Spehlmann
  • Norbert FreyEmail author


Acute and chronic heart failure is still a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Europe. Nevertheless, significant progress has been made in diagnosis and treatment of heart failure as well as in unraveling its molecular causes. Here, we focus on some relevant contributions to these achievements by German cardiovascular clinicians and scientists.


Heart failure Biomarkers Comorbidities Structured care and education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Luedde
    • 1
  • Martina E. Spehlmann
    • 1
  • Norbert Frey
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Internal Medicine IIIUniversity Hospital of Schleswig HolsteinKielGermany

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