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Sho Suzuki, Hirohiko Motoki, Masatoshi Minamisawa, Yukari Okuma, Wataru Shoin, Takahiro Okano, Kazuhiro Kimura, Soichiro Ebisawa, Ayako Okada, Koichiro Kuwahara
The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of high-sensitivity troponin T (hs-TnT) in patients with heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). We enrolled consecutive patients admitted to Shinshu University Hospital for HF treatment between July 2014 and March 2017 and stratified them into HF with reduced ejection fraction and HFpEF groups (left ventricular ejection fraction, < 50% and  ≥ 50%, respectively). Hs-TnT was evaluated at discharge, and patients were prospectively monitored for all-cause mortality, non-fatal myocardial infarction, stroke, and HF hospitalization...
March 30, 2019: Heart and Vessels
Jose Nativi-Nicolau, John J Ryan, James C Fang
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a clinical syndrome characterized by decreased exercise capacity and fluid retention in the setting of preserved left ventricular systolic function and evidence of abnormal diastolic function. Therapeutic strategies include pharmacologic agents, pacing, baroreflex modification, diet, and exercise. Despite symptomatic and hemodynamic improvements with some therapies, large clinical trials have not demonstrated a clear improvement in clinical outcomes...
July 2014: Heart Failure Clinics
John J V McMurray, Milton Packer, Akshay S Desai, Jianjian Gong, Martin P Lefkowitz, Adel R Rizkala, Jean L Rouleau, Victor C Shi, Scott D Solomon, Karl Swedberg, Michael R Zile
BACKGROUND: We compared the angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor LCZ696 with enalapril in patients who had heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction. In previous studies, enalapril improved survival in such patients. METHODS: In this double-blind trial, we randomly assigned 8442 patients with class II, III, or IV heart failure and an ejection fraction of 40% or less to receive either LCZ696 (at a dose of 200 mg twice daily) or enalapril (at a dose of 10 mg twice daily), in addition to recommended therapy...
September 11, 2014: New England Journal of Medicine
G Michael Felker, Kerry L Lee, David A Bull, Margaret M Redfield, Lynne W Stevenson, Steven R Goldsmith, Martin M LeWinter, Anita Deswal, Jean L Rouleau, Elizabeth O Ofili, Kevin J Anstrom, Adrian F Hernandez, Steven E McNulty, Eric J Velazquez, Abdallah G Kfoury, Horng H Chen, Michael M Givertz, Marc J Semigran, Bradley A Bart, Alice M Mascette, Eugene Braunwald, Christopher M O'Connor
BACKGROUND: Loop diuretics are an essential component of therapy for patients with acute decompensated heart failure, but there are few prospective data to guide their use. METHODS: In a prospective, double-blind, randomized trial, we assigned 308 patients with acute decompensated heart failure to receive furosemide administered intravenously by means of either a bolus every 12 hours or continuous infusion and at either a low dose (equivalent to the patient's previous oral dose) or a high dose (2...
March 3, 2011: New England Journal of Medicine
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