April 20, 2022

Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod, a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and Vice President of Research at Saint Luke's Health System, talks about the additional analysis from the EMPULSE trial presented at the American College of Cardiology congress.

The trial demonstrated the effects of empagliflozin on symptoms, physical limitations, and quality of life in patients hospitalized for acute heart failure.

Watch the Congress Report interview: Results From the EMPULSE Trial

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