Heart Failure Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Heart Failure Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from HFS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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SWAP-HF: Palliative care initiative may improve quality of care for patients with advanced HF

September 29, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Early initiation of goals such as care conversations with social workers may lead to improvements in prognostic understanding…
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CV risk factors, HF increased in patients with polymyositis, dermatomyositis

September 28, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Marked increases in CV risk factors and HF incidence were common in patients with polymyositis and dermatomyositis, according…
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Sacubitril/valsartan associated with better quality-of-life metrics vs. enalapril

September 27, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — The decline in health-related quality of life scores associated with HF among patients assigned sacubitril/valsartan was 50%…
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Salt taste sensitivity declines with dietary changes in patients with acute decompensated HF

September 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. – Reduced salt taste sensitivity took place among patients with acute decompensated HF who consumed a low-sodium diet during and…
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Adaptive servo-ventilation may reduce atrial arrhythmia burden in patients with HF, sleep-disordered breathing

September 23, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a substudy of CAT-HF, patients with HF, sleep-disordered breathing and an implantable cardiac device assigned adaptive…
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Palliative care intervention improves quality of life in patients with HF

September 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with high degree of residual symptom burden and mortality who were successfully enrolled in the Palliative Care trial…
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VIDEO: Plenary session moderator discusses advancements in pluripotent stem cell research

September 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, professor of cardiovascular medicine at the University of…
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HF outcomes not predicted by lack of fresh food options

September 21, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Lack of access to fresh food may negatively impact health outcomes of patients with, but does not correlate with HF hospital…
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VIDEO: Palliative care increasing in prominence for management of patients with HF

September 21, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Mary Norine Walsh, MD, FACC, medical director of HF and cardiac transplantation and…
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VIDEO: Outlook for tolvaptan as HF therapy mixed

September 20, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Randall C. Starling, MD, MPH, FACC, FESC, medical director of the Kaufman Center for…

Meeting Calendar

Heart Failure Society of America Annual Meeting

September 17, 2016 - September 20, 2016

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