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Treatment
Treatment
06/26/2022
While SGLT-2 inhibitors are often used in patients with type 2 diabetes, this class of medication can also be used to treat patients with heart failure. In this Q&A, Jennifer Clements, PharmD, discusses a...
06/26/2022
Case in Point
Case in Point
06/13/2022
A 62-year-old White woman presented to a palliative care clinic for follow-up of symptom management. She reported a recent fall after unexpectedly being shocked by her implantable cardioverter-defibrillator...
06/13/2022
risk management
risk management
05/23/2022
In this podcast, Alan S. Go, MD, discusses the results of his recent study which examined the relationship between HIV, heart failure, and patient demographics.
05/23/2022

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Heart failure
Heart failure
11/02/2021
In FIGARO-DKD, the primary outcome measure is a composite of death from cardiovascular causes, nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal stroke, or hospitalization for heart failure. Of these outcomes, do...
11/02/2021
Heart failure
Heart failure
06/15/2020
Are you familiar with the results of the eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) analysis of the REDUCE-IT trial? Find out the effect of EPA on heart failure by taking our pop quiz.
06/15/2020
Heart failure
Heart failure
11/27/2019
There is debate about whether a hospital’s 30-day readmission rate is a sufficient measure for the quality of care it provides. Do you think the readmissions metric is one that should be used in heart...
11/27/2019
Technology
Technology
11/26/2019
We want to know your position on the use of implantable hemodynamic monitors. Do you think the monitors are necessary for all patients with heart failure? Let us know by taking our poll.
11/26/2019
Management
Management
10/02/2019
About 5.7 million US adults have HF, and 1 in 9 deaths in 2009 included HF as contributing cause. Do you think HF specialists the only physicians who should treat patients with HF?
10/02/2019

Clinical Insights

Treatment
Treatment
06/26/2022
While SGLT-2 inhibitors are often used in patients with type 2 diabetes, this class of medication can also be used to treat patients with heart failure. In this Q&A, Jennifer Clements, PharmD, discusses a...
06/26/2022
cannabis
cannabis
11/05/2021
What are the associations between Takotsubo syndrome and cannabis use? In this Q&A, Rupak Desai, MBBS, explains what he and his research team discovered about the relationship and how their results...
11/05/2021
Cardiology
Goyal
Cardiology
10/15/2021
In this podcast, Parag Goyal, MD, MSc, provides an overview of a new risk calculator and explains how it can play a role in meeting the “need to move toward a more tailored, personalized approach” to...
10/15/2021
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Ryan Tedford
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
02/17/2021
In this podcast, Ryan Tedford, MD, answers our questions about his team's latest study, which assessed the impact of the new definition of pulmonary hypertension on heart transplant outcomes. Pulmonary...
02/17/2021
Transplantation
Transplantation
02/03/2020
For patients with advanced heart failure, it is unclear whether outcomes with left ventricular assist device implantation differ by the initial intended goal. A new study investigated these outcomes, and...
02/03/2020