Learn more about the activities of EPCCS that are aimed at supporting primary care professionals manage their patients with cardiovascular and cardiometabolic disease.
HFpEF: The essentials to know Prof. Adriaan Voors gives a general overview on the history, epidemiology and prognosis of HFpEF.
In an analysis of the PARADIGM-HF and ATMOSPHERE trials with HFrEF patients, women showed lower rates of HF hospitalization and CV mortality, however, they had more symptoms and lower HRQL, and appeared undertreated, compared to men.
In a randomized trial, a program of supervised and home-based exercise training significantly improved exercise test duration but had no effect on clinical events with similar effects across baseline physical activity tertiles in HFrEF patients.
AHA 2018 Dapagliflozin was associated with a reduction in CVD/hospitalization in T2DM patients with ASCVD or with multiple risk factors, and with a modest decrease in MACE in those with existing ASCVD.
Download the Serbian version of the EPCCS Practical Guidance on Heart Failure Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care.
The new guidelines on management of CVD during pregnancy consider new evidence on diagnostic techniques, risk assessment and drug therapy that became available since the 2012 edition.
EPCCS 2018 Management of heart failure is complex, as it often concerns elderly patients who have comorbidities. Good cooperation between primary and secondary care can benefit these patients.
A prospective study showed an inversed association between nut consumption and incidence of atrial fibrillation and heart failure in the Swedish population.
EPCCS 2018 A recording of the presentation byDr. Nuria Farré, who gave the specialist perspective in the discussion on how to best diagnose and monitor heart failure in primary care, and how to manage comorbidities.
EPCCS 2018 A recording of the presentation by Miguel Angel Muñoz, who gave the GP perspective in the discussion on how to best daignose and monitor heart failure in primary care, and how to manage comorbidities.
ESC 2018 In this debate, it became clear that not all are convinced yet about the use of the new ejection fraction category HFmrEF that was introduced in the latest ESC HF Guidelines in 2016.