Search Tag: heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Cardiology Management

#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

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Ivabradine Does Not Improve HFpEF Patient Outcomes

2017 08 May

A randomised trial has just been completed in which patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) were treated with Ivabradine. Currently, there is no known effective treatment for reducing morbidity and mortaility in patients suffering from HFpEF. See Also : Azithromycin Not Linked to Increased Arrhythmia Risk HFpEF... Read more

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Benefit of Exercise, Diet in Patients with Heart Failure

2016 08 Jan

According to a study published in JAMA , calorie restriction or aerobic exercise can improve the ability of obese older patients with a common type of heart failure to exercise without experiencing any shortness of breath. However, neither intervention had any significant effect on their quality of life.  Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction... Read more