Dr Samer Ellahham MD, CPHQ, CMQ, EFQM, FACC, FAHA

Articles by Author: Dr Samer Ellahham MD, CPHQ, CMQ, EFQM, FACC, FAHA

AHA Hospital Accreditation Science Committee Member. Regional Chair, Middle East, Patient Safety Movement Foundation. Cleveland Clinic Caregiver. Senior Cardiovascular Consultant. Heart and Vascular Institute Advisor. Quality and Safety Institute Advisor. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Sacubitril/Valsartan in Management of Heart Failure: A Review of Safety, Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness

This review explores the recommended guidelines on combination therapy with SAC/VAL, advantages and disadvantages of this combination over traditional therapies, and effectiveness and safety of SAC/VAL in patients with HFrEF. Additionally, this review also scrutinizes the cost-effectiveness of SAC/VAL to understand the clinical utility this drug, specifically in developing parts of the world.

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Diabetes and its associated cardiovascular complications in the Arabian Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities

This review addresses the magnitude of the problem of diabetes, prevalence and cardiovascular complications of DM in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Further, the review also highlights the causes, guideline implications, and prevention measures for DM control in the GCC countries.

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