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El tratamiento y control de la insuficiencia cardiaca congestiva incluyen cambios en el estilo de vida, medicamentos, dispositivos médicos, y cirugía.

El objetivo de estos tratamientos es mejorar la función cardiaca, controlar el exceso de agua y la retención de sal, y reducir el riesgo adicional de daño cardiaco.

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:

Cambios en el estilo de vida
Medicamentos
Cirugía y Dispositivos Médicos
Terapias Alternativas y Complementarias

Referencias:

American Heart Association website. Disponible en: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000 .

Mayo Clinic Heart Center website. Disponible en: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/heart-disease/HB00057 . Accedido enero 30, 2007.

Heart Failure Online website. Disponible en: http://www.heartfailure.org .



Last reviewed septiembre 2012 by Michael J. Fucci, DO

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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