Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Heart failure, a multimorbid syndrome: An increasing challenge to manage

10' education - Sep. 21, 2020 - Prof. Carolyn Lam, MD, PhD - Singapore

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  • Increasing comorbidity burden in HF over time 01:03
  • Important effects of comorbidities in patients with HF 03:28
  • Impact of comorbidities on mortality, non-HF hospitalizations and quality of life in HF 04:39
  • Comorbidities with strongest prognostic implications  06:57
  • How comorbidities may affect use of treatments for HF 08:47
  • RAASi use based on serum potassium 09:58

Educational information

This lecture by prof. Carolyn Lam, MD was part of the EBAC-accredited symposium "Changing the outlook for a chronic heart failure patient: Optimising RAASi treatment through long-term potassium control" held during the virtual ESC Congress 2020.


Carolyn Lam is professor at the Duke-NUS Gratuate Medical School in Singapore. She is also a Senior Consultant at the National Heart Centre Singapore and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual 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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