Heart Failure Society of America, Inc. Company Profile

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The Heart Failure Society of America, Inc. (HFSA) represents the first organized effort by heart failure experts from the Americas to provide a forum for all those interested in heart function, heart failure, and congestive heart failure (CHF) research and patient care.
The Mission of HFSA is to:
Promote research related to all aspects of heart failure and to provide a forum for presentation of basic, clinical, and population-based research.
Educating health care professionals through programs, publications, and other media in the areas of basic science, clinical medicine, patient management, and social, ethical and economic issues to enable them to diagnose and treat heart failure and concomitant medical conditions more effectively.
Encourage primary and secondary preventive measures to reduce the incidence of heart failure; to serve as a resource for government, private industry, and health care providers to facilitate the establishment of programs and policies that will better serve the patient.
Enhance quality and duration of life in those with heart failure.
Promote and facilitate the formal training of physicians, scientists, and allied health care providers in the field of heart failure.


Court International - Suite 240 S 2550 University Avenue West
Saint Paul
United States of America


Phone: 651.642.1633
Fax: 651.642.1502

News Articles [2191 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may have cardiovascular benefits for heart failure patients

(Wiley) Severe sleep-disordered breathing is linked with stiffening of the arteries' walls and may be related to the development of heart failure, according to a recent study in ESC Heart Failure, a j...

Ramadan fasting can be safe for patients with heart failure

(European Society of Cardiology) Ramadan fasting can be safe for patients with heart failure, according to research presented today at the 29th Annual Conference of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA29)...

Vitamin D may help reduce risk of heart failure after heart attack

New research has shown how vitamin D may help protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack, potentially offering a low-cost addition to existing treatments for heart failure.

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Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation with Heart Failure Atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart failure is associated with an increased risk of stroke, hospitalization for heart failure, ...

Linking heart attack damage to the spleen and kidney, an integrated study of heart failure

Researchers have published a functional and structural compendium of the simultaneous changes taking place in the heart, spleen and kidneys in mice during the period of acute heart failure immediately...

[Articles] Temporal trends and patterns in heart failure incidence: a population-based study of 4 million individuals

Despite a moderate decline in standardised incidence of heart failure, the burden of heart failure in the UK is increasing, and is now similar to the four most common causes of cancer combined. The ob...

Aspirin deemed worthless for heart failure patients without AFib

Guideline adherence, not patient volume, may be better hospital heart failure metric

(American Heart Association) In evaluating the quality of inpatient heart failure care, patients and policy makers should consider how well a hospital meets clinical care guidelines. Hospitals that tr...

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PubMed Articles [5066 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Management of acute heart failure in adult patients with congenital heart disease.

Heart failure is an increasing reason for hospitalization and the leading cause of death in patients with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). Recently, the European Society of Cardiology and the Am...

Heart failure with mid-range ejection fraction. Looking for Middle Earth?

The latest guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology have proposed a classification of heart failure based on left ventricular ejection fraction. Three distinct groups have been identified: hea...

Hyponatraemia and its prognosis in acute heart failure is related to right ventricular dysfunction.

Hyponatraemia is a well-known predictor of clinical outcomes in heart failure (HF). However, the mechanism remains poorly understood. Previous reports suggest that hyponatraemia is related to right HF...

Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure with a Reduced Ejection Fraction Among Persons Living with HIV.

Sleep apnea (SA) is common and has prognostic significance among broad groups of patients with heart failure (HF). Among persons living with HIV (PLHIV), both SA and HF are reported. However, there ar...

Remote monitoring of pulmonary artery pressures with CardioMEMS in patients with chronic heart failure and NYHA class III: first experiences in the Netherlands.

We report the first patient experiences with the CardioMEMS device in the Erasmus MC Thorax Center in the Netherlands. In line with clinical trial evidence, the device is applicable in patients with c...

Clinical Trials [5975 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Aldosterone Blockade in Heart Failure

Heart failure causes significant morbidity and mortality and is the most rapidly increasing cardiovascular diagnosis in North America overall prevalence is estimated at 0.4% to 2.4%. Rece...

“ALOFT – Aliskiren Observation of Heart Failure Treatment”: Efficacy and Safety of Aliskiren Added on Top of Standard Therapy in Adults (≥ 18 Years) With Stable Heart Failure

This study was designed to determine if patients, who have both high blood pressure and heart failure and are currently receiving drug treatment for heart failure, have an improvement in t...

Curing Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle weakens and no longer contracts normally. Half of these patients have an irregularity of heart rhythm called atrial fibrilla...

The Role of Sleep Apnea in the Acute Exacerbation of Heart Failure

This study will evaluate whether treating sleep apnea while in the hospital would help heart failure, and assist recovery from the worsening of the heart function more than the current cl...

Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Registry

Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure is designed to improve the quality of care in patients hospitalized with heart failure. The program aims to help ensure that eligible patients are ini...

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Heart failure is a common condition in which the heart becomes unable to pump sufficient blood to meet the body's needs. Over five million people in the United States have heart failure and it results...

CardioKine, Inc.

CardioKine is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative compounds for the treatment and prevention of heart failure and related cardiovascular indications.Heart failure is one of the wo...

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ARCA biopharma is dedicated to developing genetically targeted therapies for heart failure and other cardiovascular disease. The Company's lead product candidate, bucindolol hydro...

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