Eagle’s Eye View: Your Weekly CV Update from ACC.org (Week of May 15)

This week's View takes a deep dive into the recent release of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Heart Failure Association of America's Focused Update of the 2013 Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure, as well as some additional resources on ACC.org that you can use to get the most out of this guideline. Additionally, we will remind you of some groundbreaking trials that were presented at the American College of Cardiology's meeting back in March – specifically two trials on instantaneous wave-free ratio with fractional flow reserve for patients with stable angina or ACS – which are now published. Finally, our experts unpack the use of PCSK9s to lower LDL-C based on a discussion of the FOURIER and other trials.

Clinical Topics: Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Acute Heart Failure, Interventions and Imaging, Angiography, Nuclear Imaging

Keywords: Heart Failure, Dyslipidemias, Angiography


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