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…View More MITRAL Trial Valve-in-Valve Arm 1-Year Outcomes
By Ahmed El-Medany A meta-analysis by Huang et al has suggests exposure to short- and long-term air pollution in childhood and adolescence increases the likelihood…View More Air pollution tied to hypertension in children and adolescents
By Ahmed El-Medany Longer door-to-balloon times and higher percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) failure rate were observed in a multicentre study by Faroux et al. 118…View More STEMI after TAVR associated with poorer outcomes.
By Ahmed El-Medany A meta-analysis by Xuan et al, evaluated the safety and efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) versus warfarin in patients with left…View More Warfarin and DOACs show similar safety and efficacy in left ventricular thrombus
By Ahmed El-Medany In the Los Angeles Barbershop Blood Pressure Study (LABBPS), pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black-owned barbershops significantly improved blood pressure (BP) control in…View More Pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black barbershops – a cost-effective way to improve blood pressure control and reduce health inequities?
By Ahmed El-Medany On 23 March, the American College of (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released the 2021 ACC/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions…View More ACC and AHA release key data elements and definitions for heart failure
“Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, air pollution was an issue of growing concern due to its impact on people’s health, although it was frequently overlooked…View More Leading cardiovascular organisations call for urgent action to reduce air pollution
In 2020, new clinical practice guidelines were published by the European Society of Cardiology. The BCS Clinical Standards Group has reviewed the guidelines and written…View More BCS Review of ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines: 2020
Dr Nadir Elamin, Cardiology SpR, reports on the third day of the European Society of Cardiology Congress, taking place entirely online this year due to the banning of public gatherings in the Netherlands to prevent the spread of COVID-19View More ESC Congress 2020 – The Digital Experience
Meetings and courses to remain online during COVID-19 pandemicView More ESC Congress 2021 to Be Held Online