By Joe Cuthbert The recommendations for clinicians from ESC HF Guidelines 2021 most likely to impact management of the heart failure patient: Aim to start…View More European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Guidelines 2021: What should we be doing in current practice?
By Andre Briosa e Gala Take Home Messages AF may go undetected in patients until they experience a complication, such as an AF-related stroke. Early…View More AF screening and thromboembolic risk: How much AF is significant?
By Dr. Timothy Swinn AcronymsEEA- European Economic AreaOR- Odds ratioCI- Confidence interval A study published in Heart earlier this week shed light on the extensive…View More Bullying in UK cardiology: 1-in-10 trainees affected
By Dr. Jonathan Shurlock Grubic et al. systematically reviewed the available literature exploring exercise-related sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Studies eligible for inclusion were observational studies…View More Exercise-related cardiac arrest associated with higher rate of shockable rhythm
By Dr Megha Agarwal P2Y12 receptor antagonists such as clopidogrel, ticagrelor, prasugrel are used in acute coronary syndrome for their anti-platelet properties. To date, no…View More Bentracimab: A potential new reversal agent for Ticagrelor
Cardiac Crossroads has been produced by the British Junior Cardiologists’ Association (BJCA) in collaboration with the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) and the British Society…View More BJCA Cardiac Crossroads Seminar 1: Hot topics in Arrhythmia management and Heart Failure
Professor Alan Graham Stuart has been a BCS member since 1988, and is a Consultant Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Cardiology at…View More Long-standing BCS member rows the Atlantic!
By Ahmed El-Medany Ultrasound gel has been associated with healthcare associated infections worldwide, and the risk of contamination of non-sterile ultrasound is well documented. This…View More Good infection prevention practice when using ultrasound gel: guidance from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)
By Barbara S. Wiggins Taken directly from the ACC The use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) weighing ≥120…View More DOACs in patients over 120kg
Aliased Flow Signal Planimetry by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Grading Aortic Stenosis Severity: A Prospective Pilot Study By Cesare Mantini et al Taken directly…View More Is there a role of CMR in grading aortic stenosis severity?