Educational Supplement ‒ St. Jude Medical: Tackling heart failure with innovative options


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This educational supplement contains highlights of the 5th edition of The Future of Heart Failure meeting (30 September‒1 October 2016, Barcelona, Spain), an educational event organised by St. Jude Medical—a leading provider of heart failure technologies—and accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC). Contents include:

  • Introduction to The Future of Heart Failure meeting ‒ 5th edition
  • What you need to know about the 2016 ESC heart failure management guidelines
  • SyncAV™ CRT: a new algorithm for individualised CRT
  • CASE REPORT: Effective CRT with MultiPoint™ pacing technology
  • The seven deadly sins of CRT with LV-only pacing
  • CardioMEMS™ HF System: A “paradigm shift” for heart failure treatment
  • LVADs should be considered “much earlier” in the pathway of heart failure treatment
  • New generation HeartMate 3™ LVAD supports treatment of advanced heart failure patients
  • Take-home messages from The Future of Heart Failure meeting