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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.

Cardiology Month in Review: November 2022

November 26, 2022

The November 2022 cardiology month in review features the top content from AHA Scientific Sessions 2022, new data related to use of direct oral anticoagulation, and an FDA warning to companies over violations of the FD&C Act.

Don't Miss a Beat: AHA 2022

November 07, 2022

In this episode of Don't Miss a Beat, hosts Muthiah Vaduganathan, MD, MPH, and Stephen Greene, MD, are bringing you insights from the AHA 2022 Scientific Sessions. In the episode, which was recorded on day 2 of the 3-day meeting, our hosts offer listeners perspective on the EMPA-KIDNEY and the TRANSFORM-HF trial, the latter of which Greene served on as an investigator.

Torsemide Provides No Benefit Over Furosemide for Mortality, Hospitalization in Heart Failure

November 05, 2022

Results of the TRANSFORM-HF trial presented at AHA 22 indicate there were no significant differences in rate of all-cause mortality or hospitalization with the use of torsemide compared with furosemide in people with heart failure.

COVID-19 Donor Hearts Still Viable for Transplantation, Study Finds

October 31, 2022

An analysis of data from the United Network for Organ Sharing database, which included the first 84 COVID-19-positive heart transplants, indicates hearts from COVID-19-positive donors were still viable for transplant and not associated with increased risk of organ failure rate, risk of postoperative stroke or dialysis, and 30-day mortality.