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?
By Dr Rebecca Dobson, BCS Women in Cardiology Lead and Consultant Cardiologist at the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital A bold and ambitious statement from…View More The Lancet women and cardiovascular disease Commission: reducing the global burden by 2030
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.
Outcomes from the North American COVID-19 STEMI registry The goal of the NACMI (North American COVID-19 and STEMI) registry is to describe demographic characteristics, management…View More Greater adverse outcomes in patients presenting with COVID-19 and STEMI