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1. Patients with heart failure may experience a nearly two-fold increase in mortality risk during the next year after an outpatient intensification of diuretic therapy. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Hospitalizations are associated with increased mortality risk after discharge in patients with decompensated heart failure, with intensifying diuretic therapy being one...
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1. Use of medications to inhibit the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for severe aortic stenosis linked with reduced cardiac mortality at 3 years. 2. RAS inhibition was also demonstrated to have a greater reduction in ventricular volume and septal hypertrophy on follow-up echocardiogram. Evidence Rating Level:...
Image: PD 1. Irbesartan was associated with a significantly lower risk of doubling of serum creatinine concentration, developing end-stage renal disease, or death from all causes. 2. Serum creatinine concentration increased at a slower rate in patients receiving irbesartan compared to amlodipine and placebo groups. Original Date of Publication: September 20, 2001 Study...