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Urgent action needed as atrial fibrillation set to affect millions of over-65’s in the EU by 2060

Report from a paper published during World Heart Rhythm Week which is held between the 3rd and 9th of June this year.

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Results show benefits of RX Herculink Elite Stent (Abbott Vascular) in patients with Renal Artery Stenosis

Results from the HERCULES trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the RX Herculink Elite Stent, from Abbott Vascular, found...

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Vascular diseases of the liver

Vascular disorders of the liver, although affecting less than 5/10,000 patients, collectively account for a number of rare conditions that...

Added 3 years ago

ESC Guidelines for the management of grown-up congenital heart disease

The aim of practice guidelines is to be evidence based, but, in a relatively young specialty dealing with a variety of diseases and frequently small patient numbers, there is a lack of robust data.

Added 8 years ago

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Journal articles

Risk Factors for Survival After Heart Transplantation in Children and Young Adults: A 22-Year Study of 179 Transplants.

Background: This article reviews all patients who underwent heart transplantation (HTx) within a single institution (172 patients underwent 179 HTx [167 first-time HTxs, 10 second HTxs, 2 third HTxs]) to describe diagnostic...

Added 2 months ago

Lithium Use in Pregnancy and the Risk of Cardiac Malformations.

Background: There has been concern that exposure to lithium early in pregnancy may be associated with a marked increase in the risk of Ebstein's anomaly (a right ventricular outflow tract obstruction defect) in infants...

Added 1 year ago

Early colour Doppler duct diameter and symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus in a cyclo-oxygenase inhibitor naïve population

Aims: To examine the relationship between early duct diameter and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) symptoms. Methods: A retrospective study of infants...

Added 6 years ago

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What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

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Congenital heart disease in adults

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Innocent cardiac murmurs in children

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