New Review of PARADIGM-HF Results: LCZ696, an Angiotensin-neprilysin Inhibitor, Versus Enalapril in Heart Failure
LONDON, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
José Silva Cardoso. European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, 2016;2(1):14-7. http://doi.org/10.17925/EJAE.2016.02.01.14
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Published recently in European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, the peer-reviewed journal from touchCARDIO, José Silva Cardoso discusses the important findings from the PARADIGM-HF study. This study indicated that the angiotensin receptorneprilysin inhibitor, LCZ696, is superior to enalapril in reducing the risks of cardiovascular death and of hospitalisation for heart failure in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.
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Disclosure: José Silva Cardoso has consulted and received speaker fees and investigational grants from Novartis. He was the National Coordinator of PARADIGM-HF for Portugal. This article is a short opinion piece and has not been submitted to external peer reviewers, but was reviewed by the Editorial Board before publication.
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