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Making Gains in HFpEF: An Appraisal of Where We Are Now

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  • Heart Failure

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Overview

In this symposium, we focus on the management of HFpEF and hear from an esteemed faculty on the totality of evidence that places SGLT-2 inhibitors as the only drug class to significantly improve mortality and morbidity in patients with an left ventricular ejection fraction >40%. In addition to hearing about the data which led to changes in the recent ACC guidelines, we’ll also explore the impact of clinical inertia and the remaining challenges in HFpEF management.

 

This symposium is part of Heart Failure Online 2022, a world-class virtual event dedicated to the latest heart failure treatment strategies to support better patient outcomes.

Commercial Support

This symposium is supported by an educational grant from the Boehringer Ingelheim & Lilly Alliance. The scientific programme has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.

 

It is not intended for US or UK based healthcare professionals.

Target Audience

This programme is intended to educate:

 

  • Heart Failure Specialists
  • General Cardiologists
  • General Practitioners (GPs)
  • Nurses, Pharmacists, and other Allied Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon participation in this programme physicians should be able to:

  • Identify HFpEF patients who may benefit from being initiated on an SGLT-2 inhibitor
  • Recall current inertia rates amongst prescribers who manage heart failure
  • Adopt effective treatment strategies for HFpEF patients early in the disease course
  • Recall current guideline directed medical therapy options in HFpEF
  • Review clinical, real world and quality of life evidence for the use of SGLT-2 inhibitors in HFpEF
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Module

Title

Duration

Speakers

Presentation & Discussion Patient Case: Typical Patient with HFpEF 15 mins Shelley Zieroth (Manitoba, CA)
Presentation & Discussion SGLT-2 Inhibitors in HFpEF: Totality of Evidence in a Nutshell 15 mins Javed Butler (Texas, US)
Presentation & Discussion Early Initiation of Foundational Therapy in HF: Why The Urgency? 15 mins Carolyn Lam (Singapore, SG)
Presentation & Discussion.

Patient Case: Typical Patient with HFpEF

Duration: 15 mins

Speakers: Shelley Zieroth (Manitoba, CA)

Presentation & Discussion.

SGLT-2 Inhibitors in HFpEF: Totality of Evidence in a Nutshell

Duration: 15 mins

Speakers: Javed Butler (Texas, US)

Presentation & Discussion.

Early Initiation of Foundational Therapy in HF: Why The Urgency?

Duration: 15 mins

Speakers: Carolyn Lam (Singapore, SG)

Chair

Shelley Zieroth

Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Dr Shelley Zieroth is currently at SBH Heart Failure and Transplant Clinics and serves as Head of the Medical Heart Failure Program, WRHA Cardiac Sciences Program, and as Associate Professor of the Section of Cardiology at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

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Panelist

Carolyn Lam

National Heart Centre Singapore Duke-NUS, Singapore

Dr Carolyn Lam is a Senior Consultant of the National Heart Centre, Singapore and Professor of Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Academic Clinical Program. Dr Lam’s clinical sub-specialty is heart failure, and she is recognized globally for her expertise in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

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Javed Butler

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, US

Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, is the Patrick H Lehan Chair in Cardiovascular Research, and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He is also Professor of Physiology.

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