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EuroPCR 2021

2021 18 May

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#ESCCongress: Vaccines Against Respiratory Infections Reduce Heart Failure Deaths

2020 29 Aug

According to new findings presented at the ESC Congress 2020, influenza and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with fewer hospital deaths in heart failure patients.  Approximately 26 million people are affected with heart failure worldwide. It is estimated that one out of five individuals will develop heart failure in their lifetime. Heart failure... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19: Dangerous Cardiovascular Complications

2020 18 May

COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes, emergency medicine doctors report in a new scientific paper. They also caution that COVID-19 treatments can interact with medicines used to manage patients' existing cardiovascular conditions. The new paper from... Read more

ICU Management

New-Onset of Atrial Fibrillation in the ICU: a special challenge for heart failure patients

2020 23 Apr

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heartbeat irregularity and associated with development of stroke, myocardial infarction and heart failure. Vice versa, the structural and neurohormonal changes in heart failure (HF), when the contractility of the heart muscle is reduced, make the development and progression of AF much more likely.  HF itself... Read more

Executive Health Management

Heart Failure – Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring on the Rise

2020 09 Mar

Heart Failure (HF) is a major and public health problem as it affects at least 26 million people worldwide and will dramatically increase with an ageing population. Currently 5.7 million people suffer from HF in the US with an expected 46% increase in prevalence by 2030.[1] This is an alarming number especially when accounting for increasing health... Read more

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Innovation in Heart Failure: from Pills to Devices

2020 27 Feb

Heart failure is a common disorder affecting millions of people globally. Over the past three decades, the prevalence of heart failurehas been increasing primarily because of the advancing age of the population and advances in medicine, which is allowing patients with hypertension, myocardial infarction, end-stage renal disease, and diabetes to live... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bright Ideas

2020 29 Jan

HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the characteristics of game-changers for healthcare. What do you think? AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors A study suggested that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than radiologists.A computer, specially designed and trained by... Read more

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Beta Blockers and Heart Failure Hospitalisations

2019 07 Dec

Nearly six million Americans have heart failure, a leading driver of health care costs in the United States. The "stiff heart" heart failure variant accounts for about half of all cases and the vast majority of such patients take beta-blocker medications despite unclear benefit from their regular use. A new publication in JAMA Network Open links use... Read more

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Machine Learning Helps Predict Risk of Heart Failure

2019 20 Sep

Heart failure is a common complication in patients suffering from Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). Recently, new medicines have been developed to offset these risks; however, finding effective strategies to identify which T2D patients are most at risk has been difficult.    Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and UT Southwestern Medical Centre have... Read more

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#ESCCongress: PARAGON-HF Trial Misses Endpoint

2019 01 Sep

Findings from the PARAGON-HF trial were presented in the first hot-line session at the ESC Congress today in Paris. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital presented the results of the Prospective Comparison of ARNI with ARB Global Outcome in HF With Preserved Ejection Fraction (PARAGON-HF). This is the largest, randomised clinical trial... Read more