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.

Faculty

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.

Disclosures

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

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

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