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.

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 clinical trial using the CardioMEMS...
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 improve...
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 aspirin each day appears to...
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 failure, getting a seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine in a given year was...
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 who received a novel...
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-...
Stem Cell Therapy May Offer Treatment for Rare Congenital Cardiac Defect
News | Congenital Heart | February 05, 2018
February 5, 2018 — Children's Hospital Los Angeles announced participation in the first-ever clinical trial using stem...
Breast Cancer Treatments May Increase Heart Disease Risk
News | Cardio-oncology | February 01, 2018
February 1, 2018 — Breast cancer patients may be at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases including heart failure...
Guideline Adherence, Not Patient Volume, May Be Better Hospital Heart Failure Metric
News | Heart Failure | February 01, 2018
February 1, 2018 –  In evaluating the quality of care given to those hospitalized with heart failure, adherence to...
Technavio Market Study Shows Donor Shortage and Improved Survival Rate
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018 – According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global circulatory support devices...
First-in-Man RenalGuard Studies Show Promise for Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure | January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 — RenalGuard Solutions Inc. reported positive results from a first-in-man feasibility study focusing on...
ACC Issues New Guidance to Optimize Heart Failure Treatment
News | Heart Failure | December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017 — To help streamline treatment of patients with heart failure and ensure the best possible patient...