Stage B, a Pre-Cursor to Heart Failure, Part II Vol 8-2

In the joint American College of Cardiology /American Heart Association classification system, Stage B heart failure refers to patients with structural heart disease but no symptoms of heart failure. Preventing progression of heart failure in Stage B patients is a central concern to heart failure specialists, so two issues have been devoted to this topic. Part II focuses on screening to identify patients with Stage B HF and monitoring and therapeutic approaches to patients with a diagnosis of Stage B HF.