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  • Overview

    Clinical trials provide evidence to support guideline recommendations. What’s changed with the recommendations for iron deficiency in heart failure? Watch as experts Giuseppe Rosano, MD, Marco Metra, MD, and Gianluigi Savarese, MD discuss the recent updates to the ESC guidelines, including the latest clinical trial evidence, and the expanded use of IV iron in iron deficient heart failure patients.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. 

    Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, MD, PhD, FESC, FHFA, MD, PhD, FESC, FHFA
    Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist
    St. George’s Hospital NHS Trust University of London
    London, United Kingdom

    No relevant relationships reported.

    Marco Metra, MD
    Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Institute of Cardiology
    Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health
    University and Civil Hospitals
    Brescia, Italy

    Nothing to disclose. 

    Gianluigi Savarese, MD, PhD, FESC, FHFA
    Associate Professor
    Karolinska Institutet
    Stockholm, Sweden

    Consulting Fees: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, CSL Vifor, Cytokinetics, Edwards, INTAS, Medtronic, Novartis, Pharmacosmos, Servier, TEVA
    Contracted Research: AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, CSL Vifor, Cytokinetics, Merck, Pharmacosmos

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Megan Clem has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Howard Green has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • Tim Person has nothing to disclose.
    • Mario Trucillo, PhD, MS, has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Discuss the 2023 focused update of the 2021 ESC Heart Failure Guidelines concerning screening and treatment for iron deficiency in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF)
    • Review the definition of iron deficiency as it pertains to patients with HFrEF
    • Recognize the potential clinical implications of recent guideline updates on screening, diagnosis, and treatment of iron deficiency in patients based on heart failure status
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, primary care physicians, nephrologists, and all other HCPs involved in the identification and treatment of patients with heart failure.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    The American Medical Association has an agreement of mutual recognition of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), the accreditation body for European countries. Physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM to UEMS-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education CME credits (ECMECs) should contact the UEMS at

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for 0.25 nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from CSL Vifor.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Medtelligence. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to access a site outside of Medtelligence you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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