Congestive Heart Failure: Community Impact and New Treatment Paradigms

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Saddleback Medical Center
Ryland E. Melford, MD
Featured speaker:

Ryland E. Melford, MD

  • Cardiology

Dr. Ryland Melford III completed medical school at Washington University School of Medicine, his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and a fellowship program in Cardiovascular Disease at University of Washington School of Medicine. Following his fellowship, he came to Southern California and began practicing as an Invasive Cardiologist. Dr. Melford is certified in Cardiovascular Diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has a special clinical interest in heart failure management and cardiac imaging modalities.

Podcast Summary

Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure (CHF), is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of the body.  Many lifestyle choices can help prevent the chances of you developing the condition. 

Dr. Ryland Melford, III MD, explains the socioeconomic impact of CHF, plus the current and future treatment strategies designed to reduce morbidity and mortality.