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Strategies for Increasing Recognition and Diagnosis of Patients with Heart Failure: Evaluating the Role of Natriuretic Peptides as Clinical Biomarkers

Saturday, April 10, 2021
10:30 - 11:30am


Dr. Butler, an expert on heart failure, will discuss strategies for recognizing and diagnosing heart failure in patients, including the role of natriuretic peptides as clinical biomarkers.


  • Review recommendations offered in current evidence-based guidelines intended to encourage early recognition and timely diagnosis of patients with heart failure
  • Apply diagnostic and therapeutic strategies using BNP and NT-proBNP as clinical biomarkers to guide the care of patients with heart failure
  • Evaluate efficacy and safety data associated with evidence-based strategies for identifying and treating heart failure in patients with reduced ejection fraction


Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA
Patrick H. Lehan Chair in Cardiovascular Research
Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi

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Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Abbott; Adrenomed AG; Amgen Inc.; Applied Therapeutics; Array BioPharma; AstraZeneca; Bayer Corporation; Berlin Cures GmbH; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Cardior Pharmaceuticals GmbH; CVRx; The Foundry, LLC; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd; G3 pharmaceuticals Inc.; Imbria; Impulse Dynamics ; Innolife Pharma Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; LivaNova PLC; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Medtronic; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Novo Nordisk, Inc.; Relypsa Inc.; sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC; Sequana Medical NV; V-Wave Ltd; and Vifor Pharma Management Ltd.


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