Clinical investigation of medicinal products for the treatment of acute heart failure

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PDF iconRevision 1 - Adopted guideline

Reference numberCPMP/EWP/2986/03 Rev.1
Published10/06/2015
Effective from01/12/2015
KeywordsAcute heart failure, acute decompensated heart failure, acute heart failure syndromes, chronic heart failure, dyspnoea, B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
DescriptionThis document provides guidance on the main regulatory requirements for the development of a medicinal product for the treatment of acute heart failure in adults. It focueses mainly on pharmacological intervention of left ventricular dysfunction with or without concomitant right ventricular dysfunction.


Document history

Revision 1

Current version

PDF iconAdopted guideline


PDF iconDraft guideline


PDF iconConcept paper

In operation: 01/12/2015–present


Published: 15/10/2012


Published: 04/06/2010

First version PDF iconAdopted guideline In operation: 01/01/2005–30/11/2015


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