Month: July 2019

Results released for Entresto® Phase III PARAGON-HF trial in heart failure

Novartis provides update on Phase III PARAGON-HF trial in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) PARAGON study narrowly misses statistical significance on the primary endpoint; overall safety profile confirmed  Totality of evidence suggests potential clinically important benefit; results will be presented in September at the ESC Congress 2019, the annual meeting of the […]

July 29, 2019

Heart failure symptoms missed

IN THE NEWS: Community member Fran’s heart failure symptoms were absolutely textbook — so why did she have to wait well over a year for a diagnosis? Why were her heart failure symptoms missed? “Early diagnosis can add three or more years of good quality life,” adds Professor Cleland. However, earlier this year a study […]

July 27, 2019

Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair

NEWS RELEASE – NHS ENGLAND Embargoed until 00:01 Thursday 18 July 2019 Read to the bottom of the press release to explore advancements in Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair (Inserted by the Pumping Marvellous Foundation) Young People Among Those Set To Benefit From Lifesaving Heart Op As Part Of The NHS Long Term Plan. Thousands of people […]

July 18, 2019

British Journal of Cardiology – Heart Failure Nurse Audit

Read the journal entry into the British Journal of Cardiology about our Heart Failure Nurse Audit The All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry1 into heart failure reported in September 2016. The inquiry’s aim was to understand what the key issues were in heart failure and what needs to happen to address deficiencies. Data presented to the inquiry highlighted […]

July 10, 2019