PPP020 - Heart Failure with Dr Rochelle Gellatly
In the 20th episode of the podcast Jane and Dan continue their chat with Dr Rochelle Gellatly. Rochelle is a clinical pharmacy specialist in critical care, an Australian Advanced Practice Pharmacist in Cardiology and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with added qualifications in Cardiology.
We talk to Rochelle about:
- the viscious cycle of heart failure (you might need to take notes)
- the different types of heart failure: HFrEF and HFpEF
- the newer agents for heart failure: sacubitril and ivabradine
Sacubitril/valsartan for chronic heart failure. Aust Prescr 2016;39:226-7
Ivabradine (Coralan) for chronic heart failure. NPS Radar 2 Dec 2013
PARADIGM-HF Study: McMurray et al. Angiotensin–Neprilysin Inhibition versus Enalapril in Heart Failure. New England Journal of Medicine. 2014;371(11):993-1004.
2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure European Heart Journal. 2016;37(27):2129-200.