Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

HFpEF: How to diagnose

HFpEF: The essentials to know

10' education - Aug. 27, 2018 - Barry Borlaug - Rochester, MN, USA - Online CME

This video is part of an educational series of four lectures focussed on The Essentials to know about HFpEF. In this module, dr. Borlaug discusses the usefulness and limitations of different diagnostic approaches for HFpEF.

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  • Clinical diagnosis of HFpEF and case presentation 01:01
  • Exercise hemodynamics to diagnose HFpEF 04:28
  • Usefulness of NT-proBNP, echocardiography and cardiopulmonary exercise testing 06:00
  • The H2FPEF score: A simplified, evidence-based approach to diagnosis 08:32
  • Cardiac causes of dyspnea that may mimic HFpEF 10:23

Educational information

This educational video is the second part of a series called "HFpEF: The essentials to know" that are aimed to give cardiologists and other health care professionals involved in the management of heart failure a well-balanced expert view on the current state of the art about the disease.

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.

Other topics covered in this series

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Barry A. Borlaug, MD - Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Circulatory Failure Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Dr. Borlaug is a board certified cardiologist, specializing in heart failure and invasive hemodynamic assessment, where he cares for heart failure patients on a regular basis in both the clinics and hospital.

CME Accreditation

This course is applied for online CME accreditation at EBAC (European Board for Accreitation in Cardiology). Once accredited the CME programme will be available in our CME section


This educational series is funded by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Novartis.

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