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NICE recommends 'game-changing' heart failure drug


It's good to have a new treatment. Interesting to note the use of enalapril as the comparator drug. It is the evidence based drug in heart failure... Reduces mortality by 25% and 40% in severe failure like this, so to do better is impressive. Probably worth mentioning though that spironolactone in Rales study as an add on gave a 30% extra reduction in mortality ... But watch the electrolytes! And don't forget the bblocker ... 25% reduction in mortality.

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27 Apr 2016

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