Malian Gupta MD, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA, FCCS
Dr. Gupta is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. He has over100 peer-reviewed manuscripts. He serves on numerous professional advisory boards and guidelines writing committees. Dr. Gupta is the medical director of the Canadian Collaborative Research Network and a past executive member of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. He is co-founder and past chair of the Greater Toronto Area Community Cardiologists (GTACC) and chairs the Board of Directors of SANSAR (www.sansar.org), a national charitable organization whose mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in South Asians.
What’s New in The Management of Heart Failure?
Takeaways from the course:
- Heart failure is becoming more prevalent and carries a poor prognosis, independent of ejection fraction.
- There are no proven treatments to improve outcomes in HFpEF – spironolactone and sacubitril/valsartan may be options for refractory patients
- For HFrEF patients who remain symptomatic despite evidence-based therapies (including ACEi/ARB, BB, MRA)