Heart Failure

This heart failure channel offers news and new technology to treat heart failure. This includes for new innovations to treat congestive heart failure (CHF). The channel includes news on HFpEF and HFrEF. Heart failure occurs when the heart is no longer able to pump as much blood as the body requires. This can lead to enlargement of the heart because the muscle works harder to supply blood, but the pumping is ineffective. This may be due to defects in the myocardium, such as an infarct, or due to structural issues such as severe valve regurgitation. The disease is divided into four New York Heart Association (NYHA) classes. Stage IV heart failure is when the heart is completely failing and requires a heart transplant  or a left ventricular assist device (LVAD).

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November 19, 2021 — Adults treated with empagliflozin during hospitalization for acute heart failure experienced a ...

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November 19, 2021 — Stem cell therapy helped to reduce the number of heart attacks, strokes and death among people with ...

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November 17, 2021 — Canagliflozin, a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, was found to greatly improve symptoms and ...

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November 10, 2021 — Ancora Heart Inc., a company developing a novel therapy to address heart failure, announced results ...

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November 2, 2021 — Cardionomic Inc. announce initial U.S. enrollment in its global Cardiac Pulmonary Nerve Stimulation ...

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The FDA cleared the world's first photon-counting computed tomography (CT) scanner, the Siemens Naeotom Alpha, in late September. This new technology will likely change the future direction of CT. Biosense Webster also announced the first cases using its Heliostar radiofrequency balloon ablation catheter were completed in September. Both were among the top stories in October.
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November 1, 2021 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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October 27, 2021 — Impulse Dynamics announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a modification of labeling ...

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October 27, 2021 ​​— EBR Systems Inc., developer of the world’s first wireless cardiac pacing system for heart failure, ...

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News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)

October 20, 2021 – CorWave, a French medtech company developing a next-generation heart pump, won the 2021 HealthTech ...

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October 7, 2021 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted the breakthrough therapy designation for ...

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October 4, 2021 – Nanowear, a hospital-at-home and remote diagnostic platform that used  proprietary wearable cloth ...

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October 1, 2021 — A pooled analysis of two randomized trials has demonstrated the beneficial effects of empagliflozin in ...

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September 28, 2021 — Hemodynamic guided management using the CardioMEMS device may reduce heart failure hospitalizations ...

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September 22, 2021 — A cardiothoracic surgical team with University of Louisville Health – Jewish Hospital has performed ...

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