By Megha Agarwal A recent French nationwide cohort study identified 1,486,877 patients who were hospitalised for heart failure during 2013 and 2018. Of these, 70,075…View More The rising incidence of heart failure in the young – a worrying trend
By Dr. Timothy Swinn, edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Medany Results from the IRONMAN trial1, recently released in the LANCET, have demonstrated a lower rate of…View More IRONMAN trial: does IV iron confer a clinically meaningful benefit?
By Dr. Jonathan Shurlock Following our summary of the ESC position statement (ESC position statement on percutaneous treatment of pulmonary embolism – BCS Heartbeat (cardionewsuk.org))…View More Exploring the role of Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Pulmonary Embolism
By Dr Jonathan Shurlock BHF funded research led by Professor Federica Marelli-Berg (Queen Mary University of London) has opened the door to new diagnostic approaches…View More Rapid identification of myocarditis: the first evidence for a diagnostic blood test
By Dr Timothy Swinn Two recently published have shed light on the vascular damage caused by cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) was used to…View More e-Cigarette smoking associated with endothelial dysfunction
By Dr Aswin Babu Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) is an important tool in the armamentarium of mechanical circulatory support (MCS). The ECMO-CS (Extracorporeal Membrane…View More Early use of ECMO in cardiogenic shock
By Dr Jonathan Shurlock We have previously covered the role of renal denervation in blood pressure control, presented by Professor Markus Schlaich, The RADIANCE-HTN TRIO…View More Renal denervation: Do blood pressure reductions persist?
By Dr Jonathan Shurlock The results of the ISCHEMIA have been central to the discussion around management of chronic coronary artery disease since publication in…View More ISCHEMIA-EXTENDED interim results: no big surprises
By Dr Aswin Babu The management of patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has come a long way and thus remarkable improvements in morbidity…View More Key factors that predict in-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with ST elevation Myocardial infarction
A working group led by Dr Piotr Pruszczyk has produced a new position statement on the role of percutaneous intervention for patients with acute pulmonary…View More ESC position statement on percutaneous treatment of pulmonary embolism