Studies suggest that patients admitted to the hospital with heart failure are inadequately diuresed before discharge. Join host, Geoff Wall, as he reviews the data on acetazolamide for diuresis in heart failure.
Augmentation of loop diuretics with acetazolamide significantly increases diuresis in persons with heart failure.
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00:00 - Introductions
02:15 - Current Use of IV Diuretics
06:15 - Background on Acetazolamide
08:22 - The ADVOR Study
18:38 - Gamechanger: Study Results
20:32 - Connecting to Practice
25:35 - Closing Remarks
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
References and Resources
Acetazolamide in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure with Volume Overload
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1. Discuss the ADVOR study design
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Initial release date: 10/17/2022
Expiration date: 10/17/2023
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