Taken directly from JACC Over the last 4 decades, percutaneous coronary intervention has evolved dramatically and is now an acceptable treatment option for patients with…View More Percutaneous Coronary Revascularisation: Historical Breakthroughs
By Ahmed El-Medany One of the most popular sessions every year, an excellent variety of trials were presented at the 2021 BCS Annual Conference. For…View More In case you missed it: a summary of the BCS ’21 top 10 trials (Part II)
One of the most popular sessions every year, an excellent variety of trials were presented at the 2021 BCS Annual Conference. For those that were unable to attend, or for the sake of refreshing one’s memory, the following is a summary of all the trials presented…View More In case you missed it: a summary of the BCS ’21 top 10 trials (Part I)
‘These findings provide clinicians with evidence to embrace moderate-intensity aerobic exercise as a standard coadjutant therapy targeting this patient population.’ The authors state.View More Exercise training effective in reducing ambulatory blood pressure in resistant hypertension, results from the EnRicH trial
By Ahmed El-Medany Weekly subcutaneous injections of efpeglenatide, a novel exendin-based GLP1-RA, have been shown to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE)…View More Efpeglenatide, a novel GLP-1 receptor agonist, reduces cardiovascular events and progression of chronic renal failure in type 2 diabetes
By Saadia Aslam Major bleeding that requires hospitalisation occurs in 2% to 3.5% of patients that take DOACs. Some of these patients may require reversal…View More Reversal agents for DOACs – a recent meta-analysis
By Ahmed El-Medany Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is widely available and established in the United Kingdom (UK) with high scan volumes by international standards. The…View More British Society of CMR survey reveals high levels of regional variation and poor equity in access to CMR
Taken directly from the American College of Cardiology One glass of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverage may significantly increase the risk of an atrial…View More HOLIDAY Monitors: Alcohol Consumption Significantly Increases Risk of AFib Episode
By Saadia Aslam A study by Caleyachetty et al has prospectively identified ethnicity-specific BMI cutoffs for obesity based on the risk of type 2 diabetes…View More Are ethnicity-specific BMI cutoffs now needed for type 2 diabetes risk in England?
A study by Chorba et al investigate Deep learning approaches in detect heart murmurs and clinically significant valvular heart disease, using recording from digital stethoscopes.…View More When detecting heart murmurs, has Artificial Intelligence surpassed the Consultant Cardiologist?