Congestive heart failure

Congestive heart failure in simple terms is failure of the heart as a pump. Prevalence is rising, as it tends to affect people later in life and is also most commonly a result

...


Read more on Congestive heart failure

 

 

Latest news articles

Added 21 days ago Drug news

AstraZeneca sells its European rights to Atacand and Atacand Plus to Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH.

AstraZeneca has agreed to sell the commercial rights to Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) and Atacand Plus (fixed-dose combination of candesartan cilexetil...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

Complete Response Letter for Furoscix, a proposed treatment of edema or fluid overload in patients with heart failure.- sc Pharmaceuticals.

scPharmaceuticals Inc., announced the Company received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA regarding the 505(b)(2) application for Furoscix,...

Search all news articles for Congestive heart failure
 

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

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

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

+ 3 more

Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Load more

Guidelines

Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification

This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of...

Added 4 years ago

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...

Added 2 years ago

Management of chronic heart failure

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations and best practice guidance on the management of patients with chronic heart failure.

Added 10 months ago

Search all guidelines for Congestive heart failure
 

Journal articles

Haemodynamic effects of levosimendan in advanced but stable chronic heart failure.

Levosimendan improves haemodynamics in acute decompensated heart failure (HF).

Added 3 months ago

Update on the management of acute heart failure.

We provide a concise review of recent studies focusing on the management of patients with acute heart failure (AHF).

Added 3 months ago

Effect of levosimendan in patients with acute decompensated heart failure: A meta-analysis.

Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is associated with high morbidity and mortality.

Added 3 months ago

Search all journal articles for Congestive heart failure
 

Clinical trials

Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure (MANAGE-HF)

The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

Added 10 months ago

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...

Added 1 year ago

A Prospective, Single Arm, Multi-Center Clinical Study in Collaboration With the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS®) to Evaluate the Thoracotomy Implant Technique of the HeartWare HVAD® System in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure (HVAD LATERAL)

This is a prospective, multi-center,single arm study that will evaluate the thoracotomy implant technique in up to 145 subjects implanted via thoracotomy with the HeartWare HVAD® System...

Added 1 year ago

Search all clinical trials for Congestive heart failure
 
Professor Gerhard Pölzl

Professor Gerhard Pölzl is Chief of the Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Program at the Medical University Innsbruck. His research is focused on clinical studies in advanced and chronic heart failure and on translational studies in cardiomyopathies.

He was Principal Investigator of

... Read more

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

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

CME

What's new in chronic heart failure

Accrediting body
BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
Credits available
1
Registration required
1
Subscription fee
90

Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

Accrediting body
BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
Credits available
1
Registration required
1
Subscription fee
90

Palliative care in patients with heart failure

Accrediting body
BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
Credits available
1
Registration required
1
Subscription fee
90
Search all CME for Congestive heart failure