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Heart Failure

Recommended reading from the Heart Failure Association of the ESC


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July

 Must read articles from the European Journal of Heart Failure and ESC Heart Failure
  • A network analysis to compare biomarker profiles in patients with and without diabetes mellitus in acute heart failure. Read the article
  • Heart rate and its reduction in chronic heart failure and beyond. Read the article
  • Clinical trials in acute heart failure: beginning of the end or end of the beginning? Read the article
  • Persistent high blood urea nitrogen level is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events in patients with acute heart failure. Read the article  

June

Must read articles from the European Journal of Heart Failure and ESC Heart Failure
  • Organ dysfunction, injury and failure in acute heart failure: from pathophysiology to diagnosis and management. Read the article
  • Tailoring mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist therapy in heart failure patients: are we moving towards a personalized approach? Read the article
  • New medicinal products for chronic heart failure: advances in clinical trial design and efficacy assessment. Read the article
  • Shared biomarkers between female diastolic heart failure and pre-eclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Read the article

May

 Articles published for the Heart Failure Awareness Days

Discover relevant articles in the frame of Heart Failure Awareness Day from HFA Journal and the European Journal of Heart Failure. Read the selection 

April

Interesting articles from the European Journal of Heart Failure and ESC Heart Failure

Articles published and presented at Heart Failure Congress on Sunday 30th April:

  •  Effect of ivabradine in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: the EDIFY randomized placebo-controlled trial. Read the article
  • Physicians' guideline adherence is associated with better prognosis in outpatients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: the QUALIFY international registry. Read the article
  • Clinical phenotypes and outcome of patients hospitalized for acute heart failure: the ESC Heart Failure Long-Term Registry. Read the article
Abstracts from the Heart Failure congress 2017

March

Interesting articles from the European Journal of Heart Failure and ESC Heart Failure
  • What proportion of patients with chronic heart failure are eligible for sacubitril–valsartan? Read the article
  • Association between demographic, organisational, clinical, and socio-economic characteristics and underutilization of cardiac resynchronization therapy: results from the Swedish Heart Failure Registry. Read the article
  • Association between enrolment in a heart failure quality registry and subsequent mortality-a nationwide cohort study. Read the article
  • Spinal cord stimulation in heart failure: effect on disease-associated biomarkers. Read the article
Article from E-journal of Cardiology Practice

February

Interesting articles from the European Journal of Heart Failure and ESC Heart Failure
  • Sexual function of patients with heart failure: facts and numbers. Read the article
  • Shared biomarkers between female diastolic heart failure and pre-eclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Read the article
  • The cost-effectiveness of real-time pulmonary artery pressure monitoring in heart failure patients: a European perspective. Read the article
  • Review - The future of pleiotropic therapy in heart failure. Read the article
  • Review - Silent disease progression in clinically stable heart failure. Read the article

January

Interesting articles from the European Journal of Heart Failure and ESC Heart Failure
  • Review - Heart failure outcomes in clinical trials of glucose-lowering agents in patients with diabetes. Read the article
  • Review - Myocardial strain to detect subtle left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Read the article
  • Data and Safety Monitoring Board evaluation and management of a renal adverse event signal in TOPCAT. Read the article
  • ESC Heart Failure: a new journal aims to broaden heart failure views. Read the article
  • Review - Metabolic support for the heart: complementary therapy for heart failure? Read the article
  • Heart failure and dementia: survival in relation to types of heart failure and different dementia disorders. Read the article
  • Cardiogenic shock in intensive care units: evolution of prevalence, patient profile, management and outcomes, 1997–2012. Read the article
  • Heart failure and risk of dementia: a Danish nationwide population-based cohort study. Read the article
  • A functional variant of the neuropeptide S receptor-1 gene modulates clinical outcomes and healthcare utilization in patients with systolic heart failure: results from the Interdisciplinary Network Heart Failure (INH) Study. Read the article
  • Review - Obesity paradox in heart failure: a heavy matter. Read the article
  • Review - Varying effects of recommended treatments for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in the ESC and ACCF/AHA guidelines. Read the article
Article from E-journal of Cardiology Practice
  • Heart failure in athletes: pathophysiology and diagnostic management. Read the article

Science from ESC Congress 2016

ESC Congress 2016 in review

Cardiopoietic regenerative therapy in patients with ischemic heart failure. Read the review

Papers from the Heart Failure 2016 congress

  • 2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure. Read the paper
  • Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines on Heart Failure: An International Alignment. Read the paper
  • Bi treatment with hydralazine/nitrates versus placebo in Africans admitted with acute heart failure (BA-HEF). Read the paper
  • Chronic exposure to ivabradine reduces readmissions in the vulnerable phase after hospitalization for worsening systolic heart failure: a post-hoc analysis of SHIFT. Read the paper