Posts Tagged ‘ADHF’

July 7th, 2011

ASCEND-HF: No Harm or Benefit with Nesiritide

With the publication of the final results of the ASCEND-HF (Acute Study of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure) trial in the New England Journal of Medicine, the once intense controversy over the use — or misuse — of the drug nesiritide in patients with acute decompensated heart failure has finally been resolved. […]