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Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure and Effect of Dapagliflozin: Findings From DAPA-HF

Circulation 2022; online ahead of print DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.122.060511

In this post hoc analysis of DAPA-HF, 43.7% of participants had iron deficiency at baseline, which was associated with worse outcomes. Dapagliflozin appeared to increase iron use but improved outcomes, irrespective of iron status at baseline.

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Prognostic Implications of N-terminal Pro-B Type Natriuretic Peptide and High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T in EMPEROR-Preserved

JACC Heart Fail 2022 doi:S2213-1779(22)00302-X

This planned analysis from EMPEROR-Preserved provides strong evidence for both N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) as important disease markers and prognostic indicators in people with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).

Evaluation and management of individuals with HFpEF can be challenging. NT-proBNP and hs-cTnT are biomarkers with well-established prognostic role across the range of ejection fraction in heart failure. As such, it is possible that patient baseline values could be used to identify those suitable for treatment. However, ambiguity has led to confusion about pharmacologic management, and the role of  biomarkers.

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Effects of Empagliflozin on Markers of Liver Steatosis and Fibrosis and Their Relationship to Cardiorenal Outcomes

Diabetes Obes Metab 2022; doi:10.1111/dom.14670

In this study of adults with T2D and established CV disease, the proportion of patients at high steatosis risk decreased slightly in patients treated with empagliflozin compared with patients treated with placebo. Fibrosis risk was not reduced.

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Empagliflozin in the Treatment of Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction in Addition to Background Therapies and Therapeutic Combinations (EMPEROR-Reduced): A Post-hoc Analysis of a Randomised, Double-blind Trial

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2022;10:35–45 doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00292-8

The data from the trial suggests that empagliflozin may be considered as a foundational therapy in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. This post-hoc analysis of EMPEROR-Reduced – a randomised, double-blind, parallel-group trial – by Verma et al. evaluated the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and to baseline treatment.

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Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes with Empagliflozin in Heart Failure

N Engl J Med 2020;383:1413–24 DOI 10.1056/NEJMoa2022190

Empagliflozin demonstrated a reduction in CV death, HF hospitalisation, rate of eGFR decline and risk of serious renal outcomes in patients with chronic HF and reduced ejection fraction in the EMPEROR-reduced study.

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