Getting the best from the Heart Team: Guidance for the structure and function of cardiac multidisciplinary meetings

Today the British Cardiovascular Society, together with the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care, the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, the British Heart Valve Society…

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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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NICE publishes updated clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

Key changes: Bleeding risk scoreNew NICE guideline recommends using the ORBIT bleeding risk score but equally recognises that existing bleeding risk scores may still be…

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STEMI after TAVR associated with poorer outcomes.

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…

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Conference update from Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2021 Scientific Sessions

The National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative is a single-arm, prospective, multi-center study assessing outcomes associated with early mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock (AMICS) treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

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Techniques to Decrease PPM Implantation Rates Post-TAVR

Kris Kumar, DO; Firas E. Zahr, MD, FACC; Harsh Golwala, MDExpert Analysis (from the ACC) Quick Takes: Decreasing the degree that the transcatheter heart valve (THV) is…

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Pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black barbershops – a cost-effective way to improve blood pressure control and reduce health inequities?

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…

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