Recognizing and diagnosing heart failure in patients with HCM

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Staging therapy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with heart failure: New insights

Recognizing and diagnosing heart failure in patients with HCM

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  • Overview

    Heart failure (HF) represents a major issue in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) as it is one of the leading causes of mortality in these patients. In this educational program, 3 experts discuss how to recognize and diagnose HF in patients with HCM and explore which therapeutic options are currently available for these patients.

    This course consists of 3 episodes. Watch all episodes, answer pre- and post-test questions, and start earning CME credits.

  • Program Highlights

    This educational program consists of 3 presentations on HF and HCM.

    Recognizing and diagnosing heart failure in patients with HCM - Aleš Linhart, MD, PhD - Prague, Czech Republic

    • HF is a major complication in patients with HCM. Aleš Linhart discusses which features of HCM may predict subsequent HF risk.

    Optimal pharmacological management of HCM by clinical manifestations - Pablo García-Pavía, MD, PhD - Madrid, Spain       

    • “Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is very heterogenous disease, ” says Pablo García-Pavía. Hear him discuss optimal pharmacological management in different clinical manifestations of HCM.

    Evidence-based novel therapies in HCM - Michelle Michels, MD, PhD - Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    • Michelle Michels discusses the evidence supporting the use of novel cardiac myosin inhibitors in obstructive HCM. Are these study findings in line with the first real-world data in obstructive HCM?
  • Instructions

    • Watch the 3 lectures and answer the pre- and post-test questions
    • Fill in the evaluation questions
    • Download CME Certificate

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  • Learning Objectives

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    • Recall the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) phenotype with highest heart failure risk
    • Discuss which features of HCM may predict subsequent HF risk
    • Discuss the evidence supporting recommendations of recently published guidelines on cardiomyopathy
    • Analyze the latest clinical data regarding the use of myosin inhibitors in patients with HCM
  • Target Audience

    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists as well as all other physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and healthcare providers involved in managing patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.  

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  • Commercial Support

    Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of PACE-CME.

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Schedule20 Jul 2024