Heart Failure

This heart failure channel offers news and new technology to treat heart failure. This includes for new innovations to treat congesitive heart failure (CHF). The channel includes news on HFpEF and HFrEF.

News | Heart Failure | May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 — Ancora Heart Inc. announced the expansion of the company’s U.S....

Protein Clumping May Contribute to Heart Failure Development

A PET scan detects clumping proteins in rat hearts (top). The enlarged heart (right) is one with heart failure. Other PET scans showing blood flow in the rat hearts (bottom) show that the protein clumps aren't due to circulation problems. Image courtesy of Circulation Research, May 11, 2018.

News | Heart Failure | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — A team led by Johns Hopkins University Researchers has discovered that protein clumps appear to...

Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire Qualified for FDA Medical Device Development Tools Program

The CORolla device from Israel-based CorAssist is one example of new devices being manufactured and tested to treat heart failure. The efficacy of this and other new devices under development can now be assessed with the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire. 

Technology | Heart Failure | May 07, 2018

May 7, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has qualified the Minnesota Living with...

News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018 – French medical technology company CorWave announced it has been awarded almost $3.5 million in...

Pfizer Announces Positive Topline Results from Phase 3 ATTR-ACT Study
News | Pharmaceuticals | April 06, 2018

April 6, 2018 — Pfizer Inc. announced that the Tafamidis Phase 3 Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-ACT) study met...

Nation's First Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Center Opening in Ohio

Image courtesy of The Ohio State University

News | Heart Failure | April 04, 2018

April 4, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will establish the nation’s first center dedicated...

Abbott Initiates GUIDE-HF Trial for Improved Outcomes With CardioMEMS Monitor
News | Heart Failure | March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 — Abbott announced the company has initiated the landmark GUIDE-HF...

Videos | Heart Failure | March 23, 2018

David Lanfear M.D., FACC, head of advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit,...

American College of Cardiology Expands Patient Navigator Program
News | Cath Lab | March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 — Hundreds of hospitals across the United States will have access to tools and resources to help...

Inhaled Therapy Ineffective in Difficult-to-Treat Heart Failure at ACC 2018.

Image from presentation, "Inorganic Nitrite Delivery to Improve Exercise Capacity in HFpEF: The INDIE-HFpEF Trial," Borlaug

News | ACC | March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018 — Four weeks of treatment with a novel inhaled medication failed to improve exercise capacity, daily...

Aspirin Lowers Risk of Death for Patients with Diabetes, Heart Failure
News | ACC | March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 — For people living with both Type 2 diabetes and heart failure, taking an...

Getting Flu Vaccine Cuts Risk of Death by Half in People with Heart Failure
News | ACC | March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 — For people with heart...

Reduced Device Clotting, Decreased Strokes Seen With HeartMate 3 at Two Years
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 — At two years of follow-up, severely ill patients with advanced...

Heart Failure More Likely for Some Breast Cancer and Lymphoma Survivors
News | Cardio-oncology | March 01, 2018

March 1, 2018 –  Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk for...

Abiomed Receives Expanded Impella Approval for Cardiomyopathy With Cardiogenic Shock
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-...

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