The Editor’s Roundtable: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

  • Vincent E. Friedewald
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    Corresponding author: Tel: 512-264-1611; fax: 512-264-7034.
    Affiliations
    Assistant Editor, American Journal of Cardiology; Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas; Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
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  • Mihai Gheorghiade
    Affiliations
    Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief of the Division of Cardiology, Chief of the Cardiology Clinical Service, and Director of the Telemetry Unit Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
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  • Clyde W. Yancy
    Affiliations
    Medical Director, Baylor Heart & Vascular Institute, Chief, Cardiothoracic Transplantation, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
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  • James B. Young
    Affiliations
    Chairman, Division of Medicine, Professor, Department of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
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  • William C. Roberts
    Affiliations
    Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Cardiology; Director, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute; Dean, A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas.
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