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Speech Analysis App Predicts Worsening Heart Failure

2022 24 May

A voice analysis app used by heart failure patients at home recognises fluid in the lungs three weeks before an unplanned hospitalisation or escalation in outpatient drug treatment. The research was presented at Heart Failure 2022. In patients with heart failure, the heart does not pump blood around the body as well as it should. As a result, fluid... Read more

Estimated Plasma Volume (ePV) in Critical Care

2022 28 Apr

  Speakers     Thomas Metkus, MD Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Departments of Medicine and Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine   Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs... Read more

Heart Failure 2022

2022 21 May

Madrid & Online Find European Society of Cardiology on Social Media         Read more

Iron Deficiency and Heart Disease

2021 12 Oct

Findings from a new study published in ESC Heart Failure show that around 10% of new coronary heart disease cases occurring within a decade of middle age could be avoided by preventing iron deficiency. While the study does not conclude that iron deficiency causes heart disease, it provides further evidence that there is a link between the two and... Read more

#ESCCongress: Results of the EMPEROR-Preserved Trial

2021 27 Aug

In a Hot Line Session at the ESC Congress 2021, the results of the EMPEROR-Preserved trial were presented that demonstrated a significant reduction in composite cardiovascular endpoints in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction.   This was a pooled analysis of two randomised trials that investigated the beneficial effects of... Read more

The Underestimated Risk of Valvular Heart Disease

2021 06 Jul

According to findings from a study published in the British Journal of Medicine, the development of valvular heart disease in patients with chronic heart failure is underestimated and rarely treated.  In the past, mitral regurgitation has been interpreted as part of the progression of heart failure rather than a treatable disease in its own right.... Read more

Statins Reduce Risk of Cancer in Heart Failure Patients

2021 29 Jun

New findings published in the European Heart Journal report that statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with a 16% lower risk of developing cancer compared with non-statin users. Findings also show that statin use was associated with a 26% reduced risk of dying from cancer. There is sufficient clinical evidence to show that... Read more