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New data from Multisensor Chronic Evaluation in Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients (MultiSENSE) study evaluating the HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic to predict impending heart failure (HF) decompensation.- Boston Scientific.

Boston Scientific announced new data from the Multisensor Chronic Evaluation in Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients (MultiSENSE) study evaluating the performance...

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Results of FOURIER study shows Repatha (evolocumab) reduces cardiovascular events in patients with and without diabetes.- Amgen.

Amgen announced that a new analysis of the cardiovascular outcomes study (FOURIER) demonstrated that lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels...

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CHMP adopts negative opinion for its Type II extension application for Raxone (idebenone) in Duchenne muscular dystrophy .- Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Santhera Pharmaceuticals) announces that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Obesity

Learn about the complex factors influencing development of obesity.

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

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2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias

Guidelines summarize and evaluate all available evidence on a particular issue at the time of the writing process, with the aim of assisting health professionals in selecting the best management strategies for an individual patient.

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2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice

The present guidelines represent an evidence-based consensus of the 6th European Joint Task Force  involving 10 professional societies.This document has...

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Journal articles

The Desmopressin test in the differential diagnosis between Cushing’s Disease and pseudo-Cushing states

Differentiating Cushing's disease (CD) from pseudo-Cushing (PC) states may still be difficult in current practice.

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Comparison of the dexamethasone-suppressed corticotropin-releasing hormone test and low-dose dexamethasone suppression test in the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome

The low-dose dexamethasone suppression test (LDDST) is widely used in confirming a diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome. 

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The Metyrapone and Dexamethasone Suppression Tests for the Differential Diagnosis of the Adrenocorticotropin-dependent Cushing Syndrome: A Comparison

To develop criteria for interpreting results of the metyrapone test for the differential diagnosis of the adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)-dependent Cushing syndrome.

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Clinical trials

Levosimendan Compassionate Use in Pediatric Patients With Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure

Open label study of levosimendan; planned comparison for effectiveness and safety to historic matched case controls from...

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The Neuroprotective Effects of Dexmedetomidine During Brain Surgery

Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a Alpha-2 specific agonist, is a common ICU sedation medication. In brain tumor resection craniotomy, it is proven to be effective in improving postoperative hypertension and...

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A Trial Investigating the Cardiovascular Safety of Oral Semaglutide in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes (PIONEER 6)

This trial is conducted globally. The aim of the trial is to investigate the cardiovascular safety of oral semaglutide in...

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Blog Posts

Professor Gerhard Pölzl

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure: new data, new studies, new opinions, new trends.

Posted 2 months ago

Professor Gerhard Pölzl focuses on the therapeutic options for acute and advanced heart failure.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

Dr Sarah Brewer

Would Your Hypertensive Patients Benefit From Garlic?

Posted 2 years ago

Would you consider recommending garlic tablets for patients with hypertension? Either instead of initiating monotherapy, or as an adjunct to current medication if they remained poorly controlled? The evidence for benefit is growing… 

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Anticoagulation

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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