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Congestive Heart Failure

Virtual Ward Programs Benefit Patients With Heart Failure

Jul 29, 2022

In patients with heart failure, virtual ward transition systems were linked with 35% fewer ED visits and a 2-day shorter LOS at hospital readmissions. Virtual ward transition systems (VWs) were...

Cardiovascular and Limb Events Following Endovascular Revascularization Among Patients ≥65 Years Old: An American College of Cardiology PVI Registry Analysis.

Jun 22, 2022

Background We aimed to characterize the occurrence of major adverse cardiovascular and limb events (MACE and MALE) among patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) undergoing peripheral vascular in...

[Evolutionary cardiology and experimental research].

May 16, 2022

Evolutionary medicine studies the role of evolution in health problems. Diseases are considered as phenotypes generated by the expression of sets of genes and a complex interplay with the environment....

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes & Incident Heart Failure

Apr 18, 2022

Women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy should be monitored so that preventive measures for HF and other CVDs can take place According to recent estimates, about 85% of wome...

Heart Failure Outcomes After Discharge to SNFs With Delirium

Apr 12, 2022

Patients with HF who developed delirium were more likely to die within 30 days post-hospitalization and within a year post-hospitalization. Dementia and delirium are highly prevalent conditions...

2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Apr 11, 2022

The "2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure" replaces the "2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure" and the "2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update of the 2013 A...

Effect of cilobradine in cats with a first episode of congestive heart failure due to primary cardiomyopathy.

Apr 04, 2022

Heart rate (HR) is often elevated in cats with cardiomyopathies (CMPs). Pharmacologic modulation of HR may reduce cardiac morbidity and mortality.To investigate the effects of cilobradine vs. placebo,...

Coronary-pulmonary artery fistula with lung hypoplasia and a bicuspid aortic valve: A case report.

Mar 21, 2022

With an incidence of less than 1%, a Coronary Artery to Pulmonary Artery fistula (CAPF) is a rare coronary anomaly that causes heart failure. It causes a left to right cardiac shunt. While guidelines ...

Food Patterns of Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure and Their Relationship with Demographic, Economic and Clinical Factors in Sergipe, Brazil.

Mar 14, 2022

The high rates of hospitalization and mortality caused by Heart Failure (HF) have attracted the attention of health sectors around the world. Dietary patterns that involve food combinations and prepar...

Frailty Affects Self-Care Behavior in Congestive Heart Failure.

Feb 21, 2022

To explore the association between frailty and self-care in older adults with congestive heart failure and analyze their influencing factors. The cross-sectional study was conducted at the department ...

Assessing Telehealth for the Outpatient Management of Heart Failure

Feb 08, 2022

The burden of stay-at-home mandates resulting from COVID-19 and the hesitancy of people to leave their home early during the pandemic led to an abrupt transition to outpatient telehealth visits for he...

Long-Term Mortality and Morbidity Related to Congestive Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction (CHFrEF) in Palestinian Patients Maintained on Submaximal Sacubitril/Valsartan Doses: A Pilot Study.

Jan 17, 2022

The efficacy of sacubitril/valsartan, a newly introduced combination drug for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), was demonstrated in the PARADIGM-HF trial conducted in Western count...

What to consider when implementing a tool for timely recognition of palliative care needs in heart failure: a context-based qualitative study.

Jan 10, 2022

Needs assessment tools can facilitate healthcare professionals in timely recognition of palliative care needs. Despite the increased attention for implementation of such tools, most studies provide li...

Fatal acute lung injury after balloon valvuloplasty in a dog with pulmonary stenosis.

Dec 27, 2021

A one-year-old French Bulldog was referred for the management of a severe form of pulmonary valve stenosis (PS) complicated by right-sided congestive heart failure. Echocardiography showed severe val...

Comparison of Efficacy of Ivabradine With Traditional Therapy in Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction.

Dec 13, 2021

Heart failure patients usually present with disease exacerbation that overburdens the hospitals and also increases the risk of mortality with increased heart rate being the main issue. Consideration i...

Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy.

Nov 08, 2021

Cardiovascular disease remains a major contributor to rising maternal morbidity and mortality. Both the pregnant woman and fetus are exposed to many potential complications as a result of the physiolo...

Transvalvular pulmonic stent angioplasty: procedural outcomes and complications in 15 dogs with pulmonic stenosis.

Oct 25, 2021

Balloon valvuloplasty is the treatment of choice for dogs with severe type A pulmonic stenosis (PS), but less successful for dogs with annular hypoplasia and unsuitable for supravalvular stenosis or ...

Extracting Features from Poincaré Plots to Distinguish Congestive Heart Failure Patients According to NYHA Classes.

Oct 25, 2021

Heart-rate variability has proved a valid tool in prognosis definition of patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Previous research has documented Poincaré plot analysis as a valuable approach ...

A Rare Case Report of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Recurrent Chest Pain in Polyarteritis Nodosa.

Aug 12, 2021

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a type of vasculitis that mainly affects small and medium-sized blood vessels. The clinical presentation can be nonspecific as weight loss, abdominal pain, and hypertensi...

Conference Highlights: Heart Rhythm 2021

Aug 07, 2021

New research was presented at Heart Rhythm 2021, the hybrid annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society, held virtually starting June 30 and in person from July 28-31, in Boston. The features below hig...