JACC: Heart Failure Publishes Special Issue on HF in the Elderly
The newest issue of JACC: Heart Failure brings together the latest research on heart failure in the elderly. Examining differences in treatment effects, treatment options, epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors and outcomes that are significant in the elderly population, this issue aims to grow the body of literature surrounding this important and emerging theme.
Highlights from the issue include:
- Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists in Elderly HF Patients: Individual Patient-Data Meta-Analysis of RALES, EMPHASIS-HF and TOPCAT
- Influence of Age on Efficacy and Safety of Spironolactonein Heart Failure
- Cognitive Decline Over Time in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure; and
- Impact of Age on Comorbidities and Outcomes in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction