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New Horizons: Effective Management of Acute Heart Failure

Diagnosis: The Significance of Delivering Immediate Treatment

This session is the first in a three part series on providing a clinical update on the management of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). In this session, Dr. James Januzzi will review the spectrum of acute heart failure and discuss evaluation of patients with ADHF. This sets the stage for make the appropriate diagnosis. The full panel will discuss how to best manage patients with ADHF in the emergency department.

Identifying Subsets of ADHF for Effective Treatment

This session is the second in a three part series on providing a clinical update on the management of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). In this session Dr. Kirkwood Adams will review a new perspective on AHF and how to determine the correct subset of AHF. He will then share how to manage patients based on the subset of AHF. The panel will discuss how best manage patients with AHF in the emergency department.

Assessing the Latest Safety and Efficacy Data for New and Emerging Therapies in the Treatment of Acute Heart Failure

This session is the last of a three part series on providing a clinical update on the management of acute decompensated heart failure. Dr. Ileana Piña will provide a survey of the latest safety and efficacy data for new therapies. She will also discuss emerging therapies and how the new mechanisms are influencing the way AHF is treated. The panel will engage in a lively discussion of the best approaches to take in managing AHF and how the manage medications in transitioning a patient from acute to chronic heart failure.