Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Direct effects of iron on human cardiomyocytes

10' education - Aug. 28, 2018 - Prof. Peter van der Meer, MD - University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

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  • Many heart failure patients have iron deficiency. Why is this important? 00:19
  • How can the effect of treatment with intravenous iron be explained? 01:08
  • Iron deficiency affects the contractility of the cardiomyocyte 03:00


Peter van der Meer is Professor of Heart Failure and Translational Cardiology at the University of Groningen and director of the coronary care unit of the University Medical Center Groningen.


This recording was developed under auspices of PACE-CME. Views expressed in the recording are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-CME.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Vifor

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