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European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure (ESC-HF) 2017

April 29 - May 02, 2017; Paris, France

April 29 - May 02, 2017 Paris, France

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Popular News from ESC HF 2016

  • New Mid-Range HF Classification Debuts in ESC Guidelines New Mid-Range HF Classification Debuts in ESC Guidelines UPDATED // "It's time to start dealing with the middle child of heart failure," said an expert. LCZ696 also makes its debut in the guidelines, and CRT concerns for patients with narrow QRS are addressed.
  • Could Flu Shots Lower Hospitalization, Dementia Risk in HF? Could Flu Shots Lower Hospitalization, Dementia Risk in HF? One study showed a 35% lower dementia risk, whereas another "provides the most compelling evidence to date for the protective effect of influenza vaccination on hospital admissions," say researchers.
  • Liraglutide Not Effective in HF, May Increase Heart Rate Liraglutide Not Effective in HF, May Increase Heart Rate The "disappointing" LIVE study of 200 HF patients in Denmark missed its efficacy end point of decreasing LVF while increasing several surprising arrhythmic events, report investigators.

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