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Drs. Daniel Forman and Sruti Shiva join together to present on approaching HFpEF from the perspectives of geriatric cardiology and the Contribution of the mitochondrion to the peripheral effects of HFpEF.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify mechanisms linking CV aging and HFpEF
  • Determine novel therapeutic targets for HFpEF oriented to cGMP
  • Describe the bioenergetic benefits of nitrite therapy.

Reading Resources:

  1. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, et al. Circulation 2013;127:e6-e245.
  2. U Mogensen Eur J Heart Fail. 2011;13:1216.
  3. Vasan RS, Levy D. Arch Intern Med. 1996;156:1789–96.
  4. MA Sabe et al. Clev Clin J Med. 2015:82:693-701.
  5. Paulus WJ, Tschope C. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013;62:263-71.
  6. DW Kitzman, et al. Am J Cardiol. 2001;87:413-19.
  7. Page, Curr Cardiol Rep 2012;14:276-84.
  8. U.Dahlström Eur J Hrt Fail;2005;7:309-16


Drs. Foreman and Sruti have reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

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Release Date: 6/28/2016 | Last Modified On: 6/28/2016 | Expires: 6/28/2017

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