Emerging concepts in heart failure management and treatment: focus on current guideline-directed medical therapy for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Oscar Eduardo Ospina González, Diana Catalina Llanos Mejía, Edgardo Kaplinsky, Alejandro Barbagelata, Sergio Perrone

Article Type

Review

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This article reviews an updated therapeutic algorithm for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) with a special focus on the therapeutic value of adding an mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, changing an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor/angiotensin receptor blocker for an angiotensin
II receptor-neprilysin inhibitor and incorporating an sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor in patients with HFrEF.

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Emerging concepts in heart failure treatment and management: focus on SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Andrea Beatriz De Lorenzi, Edgardo Kaplinsky, Marx Rivera Zambrano, Laia Tomás Chaume, Joan Monell Rosas

Article Type

Review

Published

This article provides an overview of the main pathophysiological characteristics of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), the considered diverse biological effects of sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) in this context and the supporting clinical evidence of SGLT2i in patients with HFpEF with a focus on the EMPEROR-Preserved and DELIVER trials.

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Emerging concepts in heart failure management and treatment: focus on point-of-care ultrasound in cardiogenic shock

Mariela Ruben, María Sol Molinas, Hugo Paladini, Wissam Khalife, Alejandro Barbagelata, Sergio Perrone, Edgardo Kaplinsky

Article Type

Review

Published

This article reviews point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) application in the emergency department or the intensive care unit, focused on severely compromised patients with cardiogenic shock with an emergent bedside assessment.

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