Heart Failure

 

The Practical Cardiology(TM) Heart Failure clinical resource center is an information hub for the latest in heart failure and heart failure management. With a focus on heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction (HFrEF and HFpEF) this page features content including articles, videos, podcasts, and clinician-authored columns on FDA approvals, studies, guideline updates, and more.

Dapagliflozin Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 3 DELIVER Trial

May 05, 2022

AstraZeneca announced the phase 3 DELIVER trial has met its primary endpoint, with use of dapagliflozin associated with a statistically significant and clinically meaningful reduction in the primary composite endpoint of CV death or worsening heart failure in patients with HFmrEF and HFpEF.

Don't Miss a Beat: Interpreting New Heart Failure Guidelines

May 04, 2022

In this episode of Don't Miss a Beat, hosts Drs. Greene and Vaduganathan break down the new ACC/AHA/HFSA heart failure guidelines debuted at ACC.22 and compare the recommendations against those made in the European Society of Cardiology's 2021 heart failure guidelines.

History of Infertility Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Failure in Women

April 19, 2022

An analysis of data from more than 35,000 women in the Women's Health Initiative indicates a history of infertility was independently associated with a 16% increase in risk of incident heart failure, with a 27% increase in risk of HFpEF, in postmenopausal women.