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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Debate: LVEF significance or lack thereof in HF decision-making

October 1, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The consideration of left ventricular ejection fraction when diagnosing or making treatment decisions for HF was a topic for…
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Sacubitril/valsartan beneficial in real-world HFrEF population

September 23, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In a real-world population of patients hospitalized for HF with reduced ejection fraction, sacubitril/valsartan was associated…
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Transcatheter mitral valve repair system safe, effective at 6 months

September 20, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Six-month data from the CLASP study showed a transcatheter mitral valve repair system for patients with functional mitral…
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Q&A: Shaq 'gets real' about HF awareness in black population

September 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Shaquille O’Neal, PhD, FHSFA, retired basketball star and winner of four NBA championships, discussed the recently…
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TRI-REPAIR: Valve reconstruction system reduces tricuspid regurgitation at 1 year

September 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The success of a transcatheter tricuspid valve reconstruction system in patients with tricuspid regurgitation was maintained at…
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LV end-diastolic pressure significant marker for outcomes after heart catheterization

September 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Following left heart catheterization, offloading measured by left ventricular end-diastolic pressure was a notable marker for…
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Virtual visits feasible for patients transitioning to home after HF: ViV-HF

September 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The Virtual Visits and Heart Failure Care Transition, or ViV-HF, trial proved the feasibility of substituting inpatient visits…
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AMBER: Patiromer enables persistent spironolactone treatment in patients with hypertension, CKD

September 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Concomitant use of the potassium binder patiromer enabled more patients with resistant hypertension and advanced chronic kidney…
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PARAGON HF Echo: RV enlargement among predictors of events in HFpEF

September 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Right ventricular enlargement, left ventricular hypertrophy and elevated left- and right-sided pressures were among the…
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DEFINE-HF: Dapagliflozin improves HF-related health regardless of diabetes status

September 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction with or without diabetes, the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin was associated…