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Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH & BIOETHICS - table of contents
Radionuclide imaging remains an essential component of modern cardiology. There is overlap with the information from other imaging techniques, but no technique is static and new developments have expanded its role. This review focuses on ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, infection and inflammation. Radiopharmaceutical development includes the wider availability of... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: HEART - online first
By: Schofield, R., Menezes, L., Underwood, S. R.
ObjectiveObesity and dysmetabolism are major risk factors for atrial fibrillation (AF). Expansion of fat depots is associated with increased circulating total non-esterified fatty acids (NEFAs), elevated levels of which are associated with incident AF. We undertook comprehensive serum measurement of individual NEFA to identify specific associations with new-onset AF late... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: HEART - online first
By: Pellegrini, C. N., Buzkova, P., Lichtenstein, A. H., Matthan, N. R., Ix, J. H., Siscovick, D. S., Heckbert, S. R., Tracy, R. P., Mukamal, K. J., Djousse, L., Kizer, J. R.
BackgroundAcute myocardial infarction (MI) is a major clinical manifestation of coronary artery disease. Post-MI morbidity and mortality can be reduced by lifestyle changes and aggressive risk factor modification. These changes can be applied more effectively if the patient is actively involved in the process. The hypothesis of this study was... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: HEART - online first
By: Giannopoulos, G., Karageorgiou, S., Vrachatis, D., Anagnostopoulos, I., Kousta, M. S., Lakka, E., Giotaki, S., Raisakis, K., Sianos, G., Toutouzas, K., Cleman, M., Deftereos, S.
BackgroundIt has been suggested that cardiovascular disease exhibits a ‘social cross-over’, from greater risk in higher socioeconomic groups to lower socioeconomic groups, on economic development, but robust evidence is lacking. We used standardised data to compare the social inequalities in cardiovascular mortality across states at varying levels of economic development... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: HEART - online first
By: Mallinson, P. A. C., Luhar, S., Williamson, E., Barreto, M. L., Kinra, S.
ObjectiveThe risk of procedure-related complications and rhythm outcomes differ between men and women after atrial fibrillation catheter ablation (AFCA). We evaluated whether consistent sex differences existed in mapping and rhythm outcomes in repeat ablation procedures.MethodsAmong 3282 patients in the registry, we analysed 443 consecutive patients (24.6% female, 58.5±10.3 years old,... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: HEART - online first
By: Pak, H.-N., Park, J.-W., Yang, S.-Y., Kim, M., Yu, H. T., Kim, T.-H., Uhm, J.-S., Joung, B., Lee, M.-H.
Learning objectivesWhy screen for cardiovascular disease?When is screening justified?Proposed cardiovascular screening programmes.The rationale, need and opportunity of multiple screening.The societal challenge of the ageing populationAlthough the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has decreased in recent decades, CVD remains a major healthcare challenge. In Europe alone, CVD causes 3.9 million deaths... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: HEART - online first
By: Lindholt, J. S., Sogaard, R.
AbstractEvery month, DTB scans sources of information on treatments, disease management and other healthcare topics for key items to bring to our readers’ attention and help them keep up to date. To do this, we produce succinct, contextualised summaries of the information concerned.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: DRUG AND THERAPEUTIC BULLETIN - online first
Objectives To assess the agreement in diagnosis and management plans reached between clinicians reviewing eyelid lesions remotely and in face-to-face clinics. Methods In this single-centre observational case series, data were prospectively collected on 50 consecutive adults referred with eyelid lesions suitable to be seen by a nurse. A proforma was... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: BMJ HEALTH & CARE INFORMATICS - recent issues
By: Kang, S., Dehabadi, M., Sim, D. A., Thomas, P. B. M., Appiah Ewusi, D., Ezra, D.
Objectives To assess the agreement in diagnosis and management plans reached between clinicians reviewing eyelid lesions remotely and in face-to-face clinics. Methods In this single-centre observational case series, data were prospectively collected on 50 consecutive adults referred with eyelid lesions suitable to be seen by a nurse. A proforma was... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: BMJ HEALTH & CARE INFORMATICS - current issue only
By: Kang, S., Dehabadi, M., Sim, D. A., Thomas, P. B. M., Appiah Ewusi, D., Ezra, D.
Academic Emergency Medicine, Accepted Article.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE - most recent
By: Catherine E. Varner, Cameron Thompson, Kerstin de Wit, Bjug Borgundvaag, Reaves Houston, Shelley McLeod
Academic Emergency Medicine, Accepted Article.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-22
Source: ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE - most recent
By: Charles Reynard, Katie Geary, Peter Chiodini, Michelle Brereton, John Burthem, John McDermott, Patricia den Berg, Richard Body

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