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.

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.

Don't Miss a Beat: ACC.22 Recap of DIAMOND, SODIUM-HF, and PROMPT-HF

April 05, 2022

Don't Miss a Beat hosts Drs. Vaduganathan and Greene provide insight into the results of trials from ACC.22 late-breaking sessions they highlighted in the preview episode they recorded ahead of the American College of Cardiology's 71st Annual Scientific Session.

Sotagliflozin Reduces Stroke, MI, and CV Death, Regardless of CVD History

April 04, 2022

Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, breaks down data from the SCORED trial presented at ACC.22, which demonstrated sotagliflozin provided significant benefit in terms of reducing total MACE, total MI, and total stroke, regardless of whether a patient had a history of cardiovascular disease.

Combination Therapy with SGLT2i and GLP-1 RA Well-Tolerated, Further Reduces MACE

April 03, 2022

Viet Le, PA-C, discusses a study he led examining the tolerability and clinical impact of initiating combination therapy with SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 RAs compared to monotherapy with either agent within Intermountain Healthcare.