november 2018

HF Clinical Case - Mr. John [English]

John Mario

56 years

About this case

Male patient, fully autonomous in daily activities. He is being accompanied in the heart clinic since the beginning of the year due to ischemic heart failure.

Diagnosis

Systolic (congestive) heart failure

Outcomes

-20% risk of mortality and -21% risk of hospitalization

Sacubitril/Valsartan prescribed

This action is correct. According to PARADIGM-HF (2016), comparing to enalapril, sacubitril-valsartan was associated to: - 20% reduction of the risk of cardiovascular death; - 21% reduction of the risk of first hospitalization due to heart failure decompensation; - 16% reduction of all cause mortality; - reduction of symptoms and NYHA class.

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Case author

NOVARTIS Portugal

Novartis Netherlands