Michael McDonald, MD FRCPC
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation
University of Toronto
Toronto General Hospital
Anique Ducharme, MD FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist
Montreal Heart Institute
University of Montreal
Jonathan Howlett, MD FRCPC FCCS
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Cumming School of Medicine, Libin Cardiovascular Institute
University of Calgary
The 2019 HF Guideline Update highlights recent clinical trial evidence and implications for the management of patients with HF for the practicing clinician.
In this presentation, members of the CCS HF guidelines panel will present essential elements of clinical practice needed to manage heart failure. Using cases to illustrate clinical applications and guideline recommendations, presenters will discuss: (1) Percutaneous mitral valve repair, (2) potential treatments for ATTR or transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis, and (3) prevention and management of HF in patients with type 2 diabetes.