Meeting Coverage


Heart Failure Society of America

Salt Pills During Diuresis: Acute HF Patients Neither Helped Nor Harmed

Small randomized trial challenges conventional thinking about sodium

HFSA over a photo of the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Prince George’s County, Maryland

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Concurrent LAA Occlusion Loses Its Appeal for LVAD Surgeons

Heart pump placement plus anticoagulation suffice for patients, even those with Afib

October 5, 2022
The Search Is On for Another Xeno Heart Transplant Recipient

Transplant surgeons discuss testing the concept in more humans

October 4, 2022
Urgency to Expand SGLT2i Use in HF Heightened by More DELIVER Data

Analyses continue to support wider adoption of dapagliflozin, researchers say

October 3, 2022
UNOS to Revamp Heart Allocation Rules to Rein in Transplant Waitlist Tricks

It may be goodbye to priority tiers, hello to points-based ranking system in coming years

October 3, 2022
Growing Calls to Marry HF Specialists With Cardiac Critical Care

Cardiac ICU staffing issues require a multidisciplinary team approach, some say

October 2, 2022
With HVAD Out, Innovation Key to Mechanical Circulatory Support

A debate on where LVAD innovation stands

September 14, 2021
Transplant Docs Are Sticking With Invasive Biopsies After Heart Transplants

Agreement that non-invasive alternatives to EMB are not ready for routine rejection surveillance

September 13, 2021
SGLT2 Inhibitor Eases Symptoms for HFpEF Patients

Trial suggests hard outcomes not the only ones helped by this class of medication

September 13, 2021
Second-Gen Drug for HCM Emerges, Nipping at Mavacamten's Heels

Novel cardiac myosin inhibitor is headed for a phase III trial

September 12, 2021
Heart Failure's 'Golden Moment' Not Translating into Better Health

Problems of implementation and health equity persist

September 12, 2021
Feared ARNI Effect on Cognition Hasn't Come to Fruition

Neurocognitive protection by sacubitril/valsartan suggested instead by observational study

September 12, 2021
Virtual Heart Failure Care No Substitute for the Face-to-Face Visit?

Reduced GDMT titration suggests a dip in quality of care

October 5, 2020
Phrenic Nerve Stimulation Holds Up for Central Sleep Apnea

Apnea indices, daytime sleepiness improved over 5 years

October 5, 2020
Translational Research: Diet Affects the Heart in Multiple Ways

Inflammation, circadian rhythm, and beyond

September 16, 2019