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Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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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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Guidelines

2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope

The document aims to be patient-orientated and focused on therapy, and to reduce the risk of recurrence and the life-threatening consequences of syncope recurrence.

Added 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Diagnostic value of serum brain natriuretic peptide in syncope in children and adolescents

Aim: This study was designed to evaluate the diagnostic value of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in syncope in children and...

Added 6 years ago

Comparison of Surgical Septal Myectomy to Medical Therapy Alone in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Syncope

The presence of syncope despite medical therapy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC) is considered an indication for surgical myectomy;...

Added 6 years ago

The prevalence of Neurally Mediated Syncope in older patients presenting with unexplained falls

Aims: To determine the prevalence and clinical significance of carotid sinus syndrome (CSS) and vasovagal syncope (VVS), the two common...

Added 7 years ago

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CME

Loss of consciousness - red flag symptoms

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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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