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Heart Failure Epidemiology and Outcomes Statistics: A Report of the Heart Failure Society of America

Heart Failure Epidemiology and Outcomes Statistics: A Report of the Heart Failure Society of America
Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, Tariq Ahmad, MD MPH, Kevin M. Alexander, MD, Muthiah Vaduganathan, MD, MPH, Boback Ziaeian, MD, PhD

J Card Fail. 2023
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.07.006

Access Supporting Materials >> HF Stats 2023 Figures & Tables

Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America

Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America

Craig J Beavers PharmD, Andrew P Ambrosy MD,
Javed Butler MD MPH MBA, Beth T Davidson DNP, Stormi E Gale PharmD,
Ileana L Pina MD MPH, Ioannis Mastoris MD, Nosheen Reza MD, Robert J Mentz MD, Gregory D Lewis MD

J Card Fail. 2023 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.03.025
Published May 2023

Related Resources

Heart Failure Seminar: Focus on Iron Deficiency

Originally Recorded: January 11, 2024 (Livestream)
5:00 - 6:00 PM ET

HFSA HF Seminar Iron Logo

The HFSA Heart Failure Focus on Seminar: Ironing Out Iron Deficiencies is part of the HFSA’s ongoing Focus On seminar series which brings together healthcare providers (HCPs), including researchers, cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, primary care physicians, cardiac surgeons, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers who care for patients with ID. This case-based program is being developed by practicing clinicians and is designed to provide the most current information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of HF patients with ID. After the live program, a recorded enduring version will be available for 1 year via the HFSA Learning Management System. 

Credits Offered: 

  • CME: 1
  • CNE: 1
  • CPE: 1

Cost: 

  • HFSA Members: Free
  • Nonmembers: $59.00
Natriuretic Peptides: Role in the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, Heart Failure Society of America and Japanese Heart Failure Society

Natriuretic Peptides: Role in the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, Heart Failure Society of America and Japanese Heart Failure Society

 

Hiroyuki Tsutsui, MD, PhD; Nancy M. Albert, PhD; Andrew J.S. Coats, DM, DSC; John Teerlink, MD; Kazuhiro Yamamoto, MD, PhD; Michihiro Yoshimura, MD, PhD; et al.

J Card Fail. 2023 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.02.009
Published January 2023

HFSA Expert Consensus Statement on the Medical Management of Patients on Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Heart Failure Society of America Guideline on Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support

The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Heart Failure Society of America Guideline on Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support

Authors:

ALEXANDER M. BERNHARDT, MD,,# HANNAH COPELAND, MD,,# ANITA DESWAL, MD, MPH,# JASON GLUCK, DO,,# AND MICHAEL M. GIVERTZ, MD,#

Hamburg, Germany; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Houston, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut; and Boston, Massachusetts

Task Force Authors:

Task Force 1: Chairs: Alexander M. Bernhardt, MD; Jason Gluck, DO. Co-Chairs: Arthur Reshad Garan, MD, MS; Shelley Hall, MD; Awori Hayanga, MD; Ivan Knezevic, MD; Federico Pappalardo; MD; Joyce Wald, DO. Contributing Writers: Cristiano Amarelli, MD; William L. Baker, PharmD; David Baran, MD; Daniel Dilling, MD; Airlie Hogan, RN; Anna L. Meyer, MD; Ivan Netuka, MD; Minoru Ono, MD; Federico Pappalardo, MD; Gustavo Parrilla, MD; Duc Thin Pham, MD; Scott Silvestry, MD; Christy Smith, MD; Koji Takeda, MD; Sunu S. Thomas, MD, MSc; Esther Vorovich, MD, MSCE

Task Force 2: Chair: Michael M. Givertz, MD. Co-Chair: Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD. Contributing Writers: Nana Aburjania, MD; Jean M. Connors, MD; Jasmin S. Hanke, MD; Elrina Joubert-Huebner, MD; Gal Levy, MD; Ann E. Woolley, MD, MPH

Task Force 3: Chair: Hannah Copeland, MD. Co-Chairs: David L. S. Morales, MD; Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH. Contributing Writers: Francisco A. Arabia, MD, MBA; Michael Carrier, MD, MBA; Christopher T. Salerno, MD; Benedikt Schrage, MD Task Force 4: Chair: Anita Deswal, MD, MPH. Co-Chair: Savitri Fedson, MD, MA. Contributing Writers: Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS; Cynthia J. Bither, CRNP; Shannon Dunlay, MD, MS; Paola Morejon, MD; Kay Kendall, MSW, LISW

Reviewers:

Michael Kiernan, MD; Sean Pinney, MD; Stephan Schueler, MD; Peter Macdonald, MD; Diyar Saeed, MD; Evgenij Potapov, MD; Tien M.H. Ng, PharmD

Universal Definition and Classification of Heart Failure

Universal Definition and Classification of Heart Failure

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD; Andrew JS Coats, DM, DSC; Hiroyuki Tsutsui, MD, et al.
J Card Fail. 2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2021.01.022
Published March 2021

Economic Issues in Heart Failure in the United States

Economic Issues in Heart Failure in the United States

Paul A. Heidenreich MD, MS; Gregg C. Fonarow MD; Yekaterina Opsha PharmD BCPS- AQ Cardiology; Alexander T. Sandhu MD; Nancy K. Sweitzer MD, PhD; Haider J. Warraich MD

J Card Fail. 2022 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2021.12.017
Published January 2022

Clinical Documents Full List

Heart Failure Epidemiology and Outcomes Statistics: A Report of the Heart Failure Society of America

Heart Failure Epidemiology and Outcomes Statistics: A Report of the Heart Failure Society of America
Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, Tariq Ahmad, MD MPH, Kevin M. Alexander, MD, Muthiah Vaduganathan, MD, MPH, Boback Ziaeian, MD, PhD

J Card Fail. 2023
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.07.006

Access Supporting Materials >> HF Stats 2023 Figures & Tables

Guidelines

The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Heart Failure Society of America Guideline on Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support
ALEXANDER M. BERNHARDT, MD,,# HANNAH COPELAND, MD,,# ANITA DESWAL, MD, MPH,# JASON GLUCK, DO,,# AND MICHAEL M. GIVERTZ, MD,#


DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2022.11.003

2022 ACC/AHA/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure
Paul A. Heidenreich, MD, MS, Chair Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, Vice Chair David Aguilar, MD, MSC, Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS, et. al. 2022 ACC/AHA/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

J Card Fail. 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2022.02.010

HFSA 2010 Comprehensive Heart Failure Practice Guideline
Lindenfeld J, Albert NM, Boehmer JP, et al.

J Card Fail. 2010;16(6):e1-194

 

2018 Update: Genetic Evaluation of Cardiomyopathy—A Heart Failure Society of America Practice Guidelines
Hershberger RE, Givertz M, Ho CY, Judge DP, Kantor P, McBride KL et al. Genetic Evaluation of Cardiomyopathy – a Heart Failure Society of America Practice Guideline.

J Card Fail. 2018; 24(5):281-302. 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.03.004

 

2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Failure Society of America 
Yancy CW, Jessup M, Bozkurt B, Butler J, Casey DE Jr, Colvin MM, et al. 2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Failure Society of America.

J Card Fail. 2017;23(8):628-651. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.04.014

 

2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure: An Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure
Yancy CW, Jessup M, Bozkurt B, Butler J, Casey DE Jr, Colvin MM, Drazner MH, Filippatos G, Fonarow GC, Givertz MM, Hollenberg SM, Lindenfeld J, Masoudi FA, McBride PE, Peterson PN, Stevenson LW, Westlake C. 2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA focused update on new pharmacological therapy for heart failure: an update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of heart failure: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Failure Society of America.

J Card Fail. 2016.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.07.001
Consensus Statements

 

Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America
Beavers C, Ambrosy A, Butler J, Davidson B, Gale S, Pina I, Mastoris I, Reza N, Mentz R, Lewis G

J Card Fail. 2023;
DOI: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.03.025

 

HFSA Expert Consensus Statement on the Medical Management of Patients on Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support
Trachtenberg B, Cowger J

J Card Fail. 2023;
DOI: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.01.009

 

Virtual Visits for Care of Patients with Heart Failure in the Era of COVID-19: A Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America.
Gorodeski EZ, Goyal P, Cox ZL, et al.

J Card Fail. 2020;
PMID: 32315732
DOI: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2020.04.008

 

2020 ACC/HFSA/ISHLT Lifelong Learning Statement for Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Specialists: A Report of the ACC Competency Management Committee.
Yancy CW, Drazner MH, Coffin ST, et al. 

J Card Fail. 2020;26(3):254-269.

 

ASNC/AHA/ASE/EANM/HFSA/ISA/SCMR/SNMMI Expert Consensus Recommendations for Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Amyloidosis: Part 1 of 2-Evidence Base and Standardized Methods of Imaging.
Dorbala S, Ando Y, Bokhari S, et al. 

J Card Fail. 2019;25(11):e1-e39.

 

ASNC/AHA/ASE/EANM/HFSA/ISA/SCMR/SNMMI Expert Consensus Recommendations for Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Amyloidosis: Part 2 of 2-Diagnostic Criteria and Appropriate Utilization.
Dorbala S, Ando Y, Bokhari S, et al. 

J Card Fail. 2019;25(11):854-865.

 

HFSA/SAEM/ISHLT Clinical Expert Consensus Document on the Emergency Management of Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices.
Givertz MM, Defilippis EM, Colvin M, et al.

J Card Fail. 2019;25(7):494-515.

 

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America.
Dunlay SM, Givertz MM, Aguilar D, et al.

J Card Fail. 2019;25(8):584-619.

 

Nutrition, Obesity, and Cachexia in Patients With Heart Failure: A Consensus Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Statements Committee.
Vest AR, Chan M, Deswal A, et al. 

J Card Fail. 2019;25(5):380-400.

 

Remote Monitoring of Patients With Heart Failure: A White Paper From the Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Statements Committee
Dickinson MG, Allen LA, Albert NA, et al. Remote Monitoring of Patients With Heart Failure: A White Paper From the Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Statements Committee.

J Card Fail. 2018;24(10):682-694.

 

Executive Summary of the SCAI/HFSA Clinical Expert Consensus Document on the Use of Invasive Hemodynamics for the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Disease.
Givertz MM, Fang JC, Sorajja P, et al. 

J Card Fail. 2017;23(6):487-491.

 

Clinical and Research Considerations for Patients With Hypertensive Acute Heart Failure: A Consensus Statement from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and the Heart Failure Society of America Acute Heart Failure Working Group
Collins SP, Levy PD, Martindale JL, et al.

J Card Fail. 2016;22(8):618-27.

 

2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA/ISHLT/ACP Advanced Training Statement on Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology (Revision of the ACCF/AHA/ACP/HFSA/ISHLT 2010 Clinical Competence Statement on Management of Patients With Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant)
Jessup M, Drazner MH, Book W, Cleveland Jr JC, Dauber I, Farkas S, Ginwalla M, Katz JN, Kirkwood P, Kittleson MM, Marine JE, Mather P, Morris AA, Polk DM, Sakr A, Schlendorf KH, Vorovich EE, 2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA/ISHLT/ACP Advanced Training Statement on Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology (Revision of the ACCF/AHA/ACP/HFSA/ISHLT 2010 Clinical Competence Statement on Management of Patients With Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant). 

J Card Fail. 2017;23(6):492-511.

 

Cardio-Oncology Training: A Proposal From the International Cardioncology Society and Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network for a New Multidisciplinary Specialty
Lenihan DJ, Hartlage G, Decara J, et al. Cardio-Oncology Training: A Proposal From the International Cardioncology Society and Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network for a New Multidisciplinary Specialty.

J Card Fail. 2016;22(6):465-71.

 

Heart Failure in Non-Caucasians, Women, and Older Adults: A White Paper on Special Populations from the Heart Failure Society of America Guideline Committee
Colvin M, Sweitzer NK, Albert NM, et al. Heart Failure in Non-Caucasians, Women, and Older Adults: A White Paper on Special Populations From the Heart Failure Society of America Guideline Committee.

J Card Fail. 2015;21(8):674-93.

 

Advanced (Stage D) Heart Failure: A Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America Guidelines Committee
Fang JC, Ewald GA, Allen LA, et al. Advanced (stage D) heart failure: a statement from the Heart Failure Society of America Guidelines Committee.

J Card Fail. 2015;21(6):519-34.

 

Heart failure management in skilled nursing facilities
Jurgens CY, Goodlin S, Dolansky M, et al. Heart failure management in skilled nursing facilities: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America.

J Card Fail. 2015;21(4):263-99.

 

End-of-life Care in Patients with Heart Failure
(Whellan DJ, Goodlin SJ, Dickinson MG, et al. End-of-life care in patients with heart failure.

J Card Fail. 2014;20(2):121-34.)
Position Statements

HFA/HFSA/JHFS Position Statement on Endomyocardial Biopsy

Professor Petar M. Seferović, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC; Hiroyuki Tsutsui, MD; Dennis M. McNamara, MD; Prof. Giuseppe Rosano, MD, PhD; Prof. Andrew J.S. Coats DM, DSC; Randall C. Starling, MD, MPH, et al.

J Card Fail. 2021 ISSN: 1071-9164, Vol: 27, Issue: 7, Page: 727-743

 

HFSA and AAHFN Joint Position Statement: Advocating for a Full Scope of Nursing Practice and Leadership in Heart Failure
(Lee CS, Greenberg BH, Laramee AS, et al. HFSA and AAHFN joint position statement: advocating for a full scope of nursing practice and leadership in heart failure.

J Card Fail. 2012;18(11):811-2.)
About the Journal of Cardiac Failure

Editor-in-Chief: Robert J. Mentz, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

  • Frequency: Published monthly
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  • E-ISSN: 1532-8414
  • 2018 Impact Factor: 3.967

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