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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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EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation therapy for Stroke Prevention Learning Zone offers a deep-dive into atrial fibrillation causes, consequences, diagnosis and management to help you deliver optimal care and prevent strokes in patients living with this common arrhythmia.

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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 4 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 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Cardiac defects contribute to the pathology of spinal muscular atrophy models.

The purpose of this report is to determine whether cardiac tissue is altered in SMA models and whether this could contribute to SMA pathogenesis.

Added 2 months ago

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 9 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 2 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.  


Congenital heart disease in adults

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Innocent cardiac murmurs in children

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