Interventional Heart Failure: Insight into an Evolving Training Pathway

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In a recent Cardiology article, Colin Hirst, MD, discusses how a new, combined training program, interventional heart failure, has emerged – ad hoc – from increasingly complex clinical and procedural needs of the contemporary advanced heart failure patient.

He notes that the interventional heart failure pathway strives to solidify the fundamental physiologic principles and cardinal hemodynamic profiles of the advanced heart failure patient; emphasize the role of catheter-based or device therapy for the advanced heart failure patient; and integrate the core knowledge foundations of each subspecialty to bridge-the-gap that has historically existed between these two cardiovascular subspecialty silos. Read more.

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