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…View More Prevalence of coronary artery disease and coronary microvascular dysfunction is high in in patients with HFpEF
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?
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 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.
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).View More Conference update from Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2021 Scientific Sessions
Hu et al sought to investigate the impact of depression on clinical outcomes in individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)View More Depression associated with increased risk of heart failure events and sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
By Ahmed El-Medany Among atrial fibrillation (AF) patients, inflammatory markers strongly predict heart failure (HF) hospitilisation. Benz et al analysed 3,784 individuals with AF (median…View More Inflammatory biomarkers linked with heart failure hospitalisation in atrial fibrillation
By Ahmed El-Medany A retrospective cohort study by Dawwas et al reports that DOACs, compared with warfarin, were associated with lower risks for ischemic stroke…View More DOACs vs. warfarin in valvular atrial fibrillation