Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

RAAS inhibition in heart failure: Corner stone of therapy & potassium homeostasis

May 23, 2016 - ESC HF 2016, Florence, Italy - Faiez Zannad, MD - CHU- Nancy University Nancy, France

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  • Class 1A guideline recommendations are not followed well in clinical practice 0:29
  • What are the consequences if HF patients are not on optimal therapy? 3:25
  • Hyperkalemia is an inherent risk of RAAS inhibiting treatment, but does not elimate its benefit 6:19
  • Hyperkalemia can be prevented if monitoring frequently as per recommendations. 9:32
  • How may the new potassium binders be of benefit to optimise RAAS inhibitory therapy? 11:10
  • Summary 13:17