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New publication digest and infographic for Cardiologists.

The Acute and Advanced Heart Failure Knowledge Centre has been updated to feature new journal publication extracts & an infographic on heart failure.

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Xarelto found to improve patient outcomes with PAD and CAD

COMPASS trial showed that Xarelto (rivaroxaban) from Bayer and Janssen significantly cut the amputation rate for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and a 23% reduction in deaths in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).

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Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Watch video highlights from the BeCOn OWN 2017 event, including expert opinion, patient experience and panel discussions in the Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone.

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2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death

In light of the very recent consensus documents for the management of patients with VA released by the major international heart rhythm societies, the ESC Guidelines Committee decided to focus the content of this document on the prevention of SCD.

Added 2 years ago

MI – secondary prevention: Secondary prevention in primary and secondary care for patients following a myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the most dramatic presentations of coronary artery disease. It is usually caused by blockage...

Added 4 years ago

Myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation: The acute management of myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation

ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) occurs when a coronary artery becomes blocked by a blood clot, causing the heart muscle supplied...

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Prasugrel hydrochloride for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes.

Introduction: P2Y12 receptor antagonists, by inhibiting platelet activation and subsequent aggregation, are critical to prevent ischemic event recurrence after an...

Added 3 years ago

Blood pH is a Useful Indicator for Initiation of Therapeutic Hypothermia in the Early Phase of Resuscitation after Comatose Cardiac Arrest: A Retrospective Study

Background: Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) is one of the key treatments after cardiac arrest (CA). Selection of post-CA patients for TH...

Added 5 years ago

A structured educational intervention to improve targeted temperature management utilization after cardiac arrest

Purpose: Post-arrest targeted temperature management (TTM) has been shown to dramatically improve outcomes after resuscitation, yet studies have revealed inconsistent...

Added 5 years ago

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