Surgical repair rates and mortality after failed transcatheter repair

Outcomes of mitral surgery after transcatheter edge-to-edge mitral repair – Analysis from Society of Thoracic Surgeons database

By Chikwe J, O’Gara P, Fremes S et al Transcatheter edge-to-edge (TEER) mitral repair may be complicated by residual or recurrent mitral regurgitation. An increasing…

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Diagnostic pathways for myocardial infarction

Diagnostic pathways in myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary artery disease (MINOCA)

By Giovanni Occhipinti, Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci & Davide Capodanno When acute myocardial injury is found in a clinical setting suggestive of myocardial ischaemia, the event is…

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Performance and accuracy of Stress Echocardiography

Real-world performance and accuracy of stress echocardiography: the EVAREST observational multi-centre study

By Saadia Aslam The EVAREST (prospective, observational) study provides UK-wide data to evaluate real-world performance and accuracy of stress echocardiography in patients with obstructive coronary…

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ECG

Prevalence of coronary artery disease and coronary microvascular dysfunction is high in in patients with HFpEF

Taken directly from JAMA Network In a prospective, multi-center cohort study, 106 consecutive participants with preserved ejection fraction were evaluated with coronary angiography, invasive coronary…

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance scans

British Society of CMR survey reveals high levels of regional variation and poor equity in access to CMR

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…

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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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