The Heart Failure Society of South Africa (HeFSSA) actively encourages research and education surrounding heart failure in South Africa.

A South African perspective on the ESC guidelines for the treatment of acute and chronic heart failure is provided in this section. (The full ESC guidelines are also available.)

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Basic Introductory Course to Heart Failure

Heart failure is a global problem which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Although no national statistics are available for South Africa, the burden of heart failure is just as alarming. Despite the availability of excellent pharmacological and device therapy for heart failure, 50% of patients die within 5 years from diagnosis of the index event.

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