Cardiology Updates: Hypertension and Management of Heart Failure
Heart failure (HF) affects more than 6 million Americans with approximately 50% mortality at 5 years. This session will show how recent advances in heart failure treatment have contributed to improved survival. This session will also discuss the guidelines, supporting evidence, and interventions to maximize hypertension management for individual patients.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/10/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Co-director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
DSL/Thomas D. Gordon Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
Director, Advanced Heart Disease Section
Director, Heart Transplant Program
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Jon A. Kobashigawa, MD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Martin Quan, MD (Moderator): No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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