Number 64, 2014, Heart failure: a cardiac or a systemic disease?

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  • EDITORIAL
    Heart failure: a cardiac or a systemic disease?
    M. Marzilli
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Heart and muscle, cut from the same striated cloth
    S. von Haehling
    Keywords: Heart failure, skeletal muscle, wasting, cachexia
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    The symptoms of heart failure
    M. Marzilli
    Keywords: Dyspnea, exercise, heart failure, skeletal musculature
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Imaging of skeletal muscle metabolism in heart failure
    P. Iozzo
    Keywords: Exercise, oxidative metabolism, insulin resistance, positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, muscle composition
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Benefits of exercise training for the failing heart
    R. Belardinelli
    Keywords: Exercise training, chronic heart failure, outcome
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Effects on global metabolism by regulation of substrate utilization in heart failure
    F. Loiacono, C. Silipigni, M. Pagnesi, G. Fragasso
    Keywords: heart failure, trimetazidine, left ventricular function, global metabolism, diabetes
  • CASE REPORT
    Skeletal muscle myopathy in advanced heart failure: a case report
    F. L. Dini, M. C. Scali, A. Simioniuc
    Keywords: Heart Failure, Echocardiography, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test, Skeletal Muscle myopathy, Cardiac Output
  • REFRESHER CORNER
    How to interpret cardiopulmonary exercise tests
    M. Guazzi
    Keywords: cardiopulmonary exercise, oxygen consumption, ventilation inefficiency
  • HOT TOPICS
    The “skeletal muscle—fat” interplay in heart failure
    A. Huqi
    Keywords: heart failure, obesity, skeletal muscle, obesity paradox
  • GLOSSARY
    Gary D. Lopaschuk