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Novel pacing system improves clinical response in heart failure patients un-responsive to, or unsuitable for, cardiac resynchronisation therapy

overall, the results looked great. Hopefully, over the course of the next 12 months, we will finish recruitment for the final phase of the study to further confirm the primary safety and efficacy endpoints that we saw with the….

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Impact of adiposity on cardiovascular outcomes: an umbrella review and meta-analysis provides updated insights

The aim of this study was to investigate the causal relationship and evidence of an association between increased adiposity and the risk of incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) events or mortality.

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Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors – new frontier in the treatment of heart failure

By Syed Ghias Take Home Messages Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors are a novel class of oral hypoglycaemic medications which have been shown to be effective…

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Outcomes from triage assessment.

Digital solutions to identify worsening heart failure: TRIAGEHF PLUS

By Ahmed El-Medany Presented by: Dr Fozia Ahmed, Consultant Cardiologist, Manchester Heart Centre The Digital Innovation in Cardiology session at BCS 2021 was a fascinating…

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In VICTORIA, elevated baseline troponin associated with cardiovascular mortality and heart failure hospitilisation

By Ahmed El-Medany Elevated baseline high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T was associated with increased risk for CV death and heart failure (HF) hospitalisation in patients from…

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MITRAL Trial Valve-in-Valve Arm 1-Year Outcomes

Summary taken directly from the American College of CardiologyWritten by: Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, FACC Quick Takes Transseptal MViV in selected patients at high surgical risk…

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Depression associated with increased risk of heart failure events and sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Hu et al sought to investigate the impact of depression on clinical outcomes in individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)

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