Taken directly from European Heart Journal Many cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators are not approved by regulators for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) which makes patient access…View More Reducing barriers to MRI in patients with CIEDs
By Saadia Aslam This expert consensus document reviews current insight into the underlying pathophysiology and available methods for assessing viability. In particular the document reviews…View More Multimodality imaging of myocardial viability: An expert consensus document from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)
By Syed Ghias Take Home Messages Coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) is a well-established non-invasive diagnostic modality which reliably rules out obstructive coronary artery disease…View More Utility of CT coronary angiography in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome
By Ahmed El-Medany In a case series of 23 male patients, by Montgomery et al (2021), myocarditis was identified within 4 days of administration of…View More Myocarditis recognised rare adverse association with COVID-19 vaccine
By Ahmed El-Medany Presented by Prof Tim Chico, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist and Professor of Cardiovascular medicine, University of Sheffield. The Digital Innovation in Cardiology session…View More The ECHOES cardiovascular digital twin: the brain assist device needed to make sense of data overload?
By Ahmed El-Medany Presented by Prof O’Regan, MRC Investigator and Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College London The Digital Innovation in Cardiology session at BCS 2021 was…View More Artificial Intelligence, precision phenotyping and risk prediction in cardiomyopathy
Taken directly from the American College of Cardiology A summary by Sarah Kohnstamm, MD, FACC Quick Takes This meta-analysis set out to answer the prevalence of…View More Prevalence of LA thrombus despite guideline directed anticoagulation – results from a meta-analysis
By A. Narang et al In this prospective, multi-centre diagnostic study by Narang et al, a cohort of 8 nurses without prior ultrasonography experience used…View More Can artificial intelligence guide novice operators to obtain echocardiographic scans with limited diagnostic utility?
By Ahmed El-Medany Chest CT scans and X-ray images have been reported to have sensitivity values of 98 and 69%, respectively, with regards to diagnosing…View More Application of Machine Learning to X-Ray and CT images in the diagnosis of COVID-19
Dr Rebecca Dobson addresses the findings from a recent survey on why trainees don’t pursue careers in cardiology.View More Women NOT in cardiology – where are we going wrong?