Posts Tagged ‘aldosterone antagonists’

December 3rd, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 3rd

This week’s topics include the association between aldosterone-antagonist therapy and mortality and readmission among patients with HF and reduced EF, warfarin therapy after bioprosthetic AVR, and more.

November 14th, 2010

Emphatic Support for Eplerenone in NYHA Class II Heart Failure

Aldosterone antagonists have proven beneficial in heart failure patients with moderate-to-severe symptoms and in MI patients with LV dysfunction and heart failure. Now EMPHASIS-HF (Eplerenone in Mild Patients Hospitalization and Survival Study in Heart Failure) has extended these benefits to patients with systolic HF and mild symptoms. EMPHASIS HF randomized 2737 patients with NYHA class II […]