MedwireNews: Direct ‘decongestion’ effect shown for empagliflozin in HF

February 18, 2021

Empagliflozin treatment significantly reduces pulmonary artery (PA) blood pressure in patients with heart failure (HF), show findings from the randomized EMBRACE-HF trial.

Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod, with Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, and study co-authors say theirs is the first trial to demonstrate a “decongestion effect” of sodium-glucose cotransporter (SGLT)2 inhibition in people with HF via the direct measurement of PA hemodynamics.

Read the full MedwireNews article: Direct ‘decongestion’ effect shown for empagliflozin in HF

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