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ACCEL Lite: Management of Worsening Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

Patients with worsening heart failure are at an extraordinarily high risk for mortality and readmission. Early identification and optimal management of these patients can significantly improve patient outcomes. Several clinical trials in these patients have shown benefit with various therapies.

In this interview, Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, FACC, and Matthew Martinez, MD, FACC, discuss Management of Worsening Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction.

Related References:

  1. Management of Worsening Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: JACC Focus Seminar 3/3. Greene SJ, Butler J. et al J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Aug 8;82(6):559-571. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2023.04.057. PMID: 37532426
  2. Worsening of chronic heart failure: definition, epidemiology, management and prevention. A clinical consensus statement by the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Metra M, et al Eur J Heart Fail. 2023 Jun;25(6):776-791. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.2874. Epub 2023 May 19. PMID: 37208936
  3. Worsening Heart Failure: Nomenclature, Epidemiology, and Future Directions: JACC Review Topic of the Week. Greene SJ, Butler J. et al J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Jan 31;81(4):413-424. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2022.11.023. PMID: 36697141

Clinical Topics: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Acute Heart Failure

Keywords: ACCELLite, Heart Failure


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