Treating HFrEF: Is Clinical Practice the Same Around the World?

Published: 20 November 2020

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    Part 3 Panel Discussion
    Stefan Anker, John JV McMurray, Justin Ezekowitz, Piotr Ponikowski, Carolyn Lam
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Overview

In this Satellite Symposium from the e-SPACE Heart Failure Global Web-Conference, Stefan Anker, John JV McMurray, Justin Ezekowitz, Piotr Ponikowski and Carolyn Lam discuss the clinical practices for treating HFrEF around the world.

This satellite symposium was organised by Amgen, Cytokinetics & Servier.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding Global Challenges in Clinical Practice to Achieving Guideline–Directed Medical Therapy (GDMT) for HFrEF Patients Across the Globe Including Underrepresented and Minority Populations
  • Identify Similarities and Common Residual Risk Patterns Despite Regional Guidelines and Local Clinical Practice
  • Evaluate Regional Unmet Needs, Advancements in Management, and Share Regional Best Practice to Achieving GDMT
  • Discussion on Fundamental Pathways of HFrEF Pathophysiology and Progression

Agenda

  • Treating HFrEF in the Americas: Best Practices and Improvement Opportunities (Justin Ezekowitz)
  • Are Challenges to Achieving Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy Different in Europe? (Piotr Ponikowski)
  • Panel Discussion (Stefan Anker, Carolyn Lam, John McMurray, Justin Ezekowitz & Piotr Ponikowski)

More from this programme

Part 1

Treating HFrEF in the Americas: Best Practices and Improvement Opportunities

Part 2

Are Challenges to Achieving Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy Different in Europe?

Part 3

Panel Discussion

Faculty Biographies

Justin Ezekowitz

Justin Ezekowitz

Dr. Ezekowitz, an accomplished professional in the field of cardiology, serves as the co-director of the Canadian VIGOUR Centre at the University of Alberta. He has spearheaded the establishment of five new heart failure clinics across Alberta to enhance access to specialized services. Furthermore, he plays a pivotal role in co-chairing the heart failure care pathway initiative as part of Alberta Health Services Strategic Clinical Networks.

Dr. Ezekowitz's clinical focus centers on cardiology, with a primary emphasis on heart failure. He practices at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, where he contributes to the Heart Function Clinic.

In the realm of research, Dr. Ezekowitz dedicates his efforts to acute and chronic heart failure, particularly in individuals with heart "pump" issues or end-stage heart disease. He actively engages in numerous local and international clinical trials aimed at identifying novel treatments and care strategies for heart failure…

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