Drug Theraphy For Neurohumoral Abnormalities In CHF


  • E. E. llordigwe Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy, School ol Pharmacy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos.


Congestive heart tailure [CHF) is on the increase in Nigeria (though there is lock at accurate epidemiological data] and mortality and morbidity rates are high. Approaches to treatment at CHF have been largely based on correcting hemodynamic abnormalities.The current understanding is that CHF results From left ventricular dystunction which leads to complex activation at neurohumoral reflexes. This paper discusses current approaches and highlights the importance of prevention and control of CHF especially for first gear econimies.

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How to Cite

llordigwe , E. E. (2002). Drug Theraphy For Neurohumoral Abnormalities In CHF. The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy, 33(1). Retrieved from https://psnnjp.org/index.php/home/article/view/237