Heart Failure

How Dangerous is Digoxin in AF?Results of a post-hoc analysis of the ENGAGE-AF TIMI 48 trial show the answer could depend on a heart failure Dx.
Quiz: Is Beta-blockade Safe in COPD Patients?Beta-blockers may decrease FEV1 but have shown remarkable benefits in COPD patients. True or False?
Metformin Linked to Decreased Mortality in CKD, CHF, and Liver DiseaseWhile the strength of evidence for this "protective" effect is low, observers support further comparative effectiveness research in these patient groups.
Blood Pressure Paradox: Hypertension Associated with Survival in T2D and HFPatients with comorbid T2D and heart failure may have a "distinct pathophysiology of the heart" say authors of a new study.
SGLT2 Inhibitors Improve HF, Survival in Clinical T2D PopulationFindings from the REAL-CVD outcomes study reported at ACC.17 suggest class effect for cardioprotection.
FOURIER Clinical Outcomes Trial Results: Center Stage at ACC.17Highly anticipated, the 2-year results support the promise of PCSK9 inhibitors and also highlight important questions.
Hypertension Management Complicated by Hyperkalemia: What's your Rx?Case-based quiz: Test your clinical judgement on optimal hypertension therapy for this complex patient at risk for hyperkalemia.
Moderate Exercise Still Standard vs High-intensity Routine in Chronic HFSMARTEX HF is first multicenter RCT to evaluate high intensity interval training in patients with HFrEF
10-Question Quiz on PRECISIONFind out what you know about the log-awaited results of the cardiovascular safety trial--well received by some and soundly questioned by others.
Hypertension Complicated by Heart DiseaseWhat is the optimal treatment for hypertension when the patient also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure?