Evaluation and Management of Right-Sided Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

American Heart Association
American Heart Association
Publication date:
12 April 2018


Right-sided heart failure (RHF) is a complex syndrome including diverse causes, pathways, and pathological processes. This scientific statement reviews the causes and epidemiology of RV dysfunction and the pathophysiology of acute and chronic RHF and provides guidance for the management of the associated conditions leading to and caused by RHF.