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2016

2016, Volume 23, Issue 1, pages 1–40

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Warfarin dosing pre and post-cardiac surgery
  • Hand-held ultrasound devices versus the stethoscope
  • PoTS clinical review
2015

2015, Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 121–160

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Lipids in high-risk CVD: a large UK study
  • CoQ10 and cardiovascular disease
  • Atypical chest pain in young adults

2015, Volume 22, Issue 3, pages 81–120

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • London welcomes ESC 2015
  • CAD and inflammation
  • Anticoagulation: missed opportunities
  • Foundation training in heart failure

2015, Volume 22, Issue 2, pages 41–80

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Debating NICE AF guidance and NOACs
  • Integrated care and impact on workloads
  • Troponin: too much testing?
  • News from the ACC

2015, Volume 22, Issue 1, pages 1–40

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Smartphones and ECG screening
  • Self-management of chronic pain after cardiac surgery
  • End-of-life care – trainee views
  • Cannabinoids and cardiovascular risk
2014

2014, Volume 21, Issue 4, pages 121–160

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Hypoglycaemia and cardiovascular risk
  • Biomarkers in ACS
  • Outcomes in patients with AF
  • Highlights of ESC 2014

2014, Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 81–120

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • New opportunities for cholesterol lowering
  • NICE guidance on atrial fibrillation
  • TAVI and surgical back up
  • News round-up of major meetings

2014, Volume 21, Issue 2, pages 41–80

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Focus on the ECG in primary and secondary care
  • Anticoagulation and bleeding management
  • Exercise in heart failure
  • Angiography guidance: too much or too little?

2014, Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 1–40

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Pre-pregnancy counselling in heart disease
  • Dabigatran in cardioversion
  • Troponins and heart failure
  • Do your patients understand you?
2013

2013, Volume 20, Issue 4, pages 121-160

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Resistant hypertension and renal denervation
  • Pacing in congenital heart disease: part 2
  • Echocardiography and CTR
  • ESC 2013 news

2013, Volume 20, Issue 3, pages 81-120

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Cardiac MRI in the UK – a growing demand
  • Islam and the cardiovascular patient
  • High-sensitivity troponin
  • National survey of AF

2013, Volume 20, Issue 2, pages 41-80

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Importance of renal function in heart disease
  • Is exercise safe in rehab?
  • Imaging – reducing radiation burden
  • Quality of life in heart failure

2013, Volume 20, Issue 1, pages 5-40

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Angioplasty in the very elderly: effective or intrusive
  • Primary PCI for acute STEMI
  • Cardiac and non-cardiac pain
  • 2012 BJCA trainee survey
2012

2012, Volume 19, Issue 4, pages 145-184

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Preventing a second heart attack
  • Physician assistant: a new role
  • Atrial fibrillation in Scotland
  • News from ESC and HRC

2012, Volume 19, Issue 3, pages 97-144

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Lessons learned from sudden death
  • Academic cardiology opportunities
  • The future of CETP inhibitors
  • Anti-arrhythmic drugs consensus statement

2012, Volume 19, Issue 2, pages 49-96

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Focus on the patient
  • End-of-life care in heart failure
  • Understanding options for revascularisation
  • Nurse-led valve clinics

2012, Volume 19, Issue 1, pages 01-48

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Statin prescribing in acute coronary syndrome
  • Hearing the voice of the heart failure patient
  • Beta blockers: CHF and heart rate control
  • Fabry disease review
2011

2011, Volume 18, Issue 5/6, pages 195-248

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • PFO – diagnosis closure and complications
  • Drugs for diabetes: insulin
  • Multidisciplinary valve clinics
  • Alcohol septal ablation

2011, Volume 18 Issue 04, pages 145-192

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Focus on cardiovascular disease prevention
  • MyAction: an innovative approach to prevention
  • Community-based risk reduction
  • Current practice in secondary prevention

2011, Volume 18 Issue 03, pages 97-144

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • The risk of peripheral circulatory diseases
  • Drugs for diabetes: DPP-4 inhibitors
  • Coronary artery calcium scoring
  • Cracking down on the problem

2011, Volume 18 Issue 02, pages 49-96

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Public perception of atrial fibrillation
  • Drugs for diabetes: acarbose
  • Evolving trends in coronary angioplasty
  • FH: a developing English scandal

2011, Volume 18 Issue 01, pages 1-48

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • The impact of the ageing population on cardiac surgery
  • Exercise ECG: here today gone tomorrow
  • Drugs for diabetes: glitazones
  • Aortic valvuloplasty
2010

2010, Volume 17, Issue 06, pages 250-296

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Cardiac auscultation
  • Aortic stenosis surveillance clinics
  • Drugs for diabetes: sulphonylureas
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation

2010, Volume 17, Issue 05, pages 201-248

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Epilepsy and the heart
  • New series: drugs for diabetes
  • From patient to plaque: cardiac CT imaging
  • News from the ESC

2010, Volume 17, Issue 04, pages 153-200

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Endocarditis: diagnostic progress
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Time is muscle
  • Meeting the psychological needs of cardiac patients

2010, Volume 17, Issue 03, pages 97-152

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • 10 steps before you refer for diabetes
  • Safe sedation for TOE
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis and pacing
  • Contemporary coronary imaging

2010, Volume 17, Issue 02, pages 49-96

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Whatever happens to the cardioverted?
  • 10 steps before you refer for CKD
  • BNP consensus statement
  • State financial support: heart failure lags cancer

2010, Volume 17, Issue 01, pages 1-48

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Primary angioplasty in the DGH
  • Temporary pacing - comparing consultants and juniors
  • 10 steps before you refer syncope
  • Auscultation a skill in decline
2009

2009, Volume 16, Issue 06, pages 257-304

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Risk scores and acute coronary syndrome
  • 10 steps before you refer for PAD
  • Intervention and the multidisciplinary team
  • Pharmaceutical salts: a trick or a clinical conundrum?

2009, Volume 16, Issue 05, pages 201-256

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • 10 steps before you refer for lipids
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
  • Cardiac rehabilitation: let’s be optimistic
  • Atrial fibrillation: why are we bad at initiating warfarin?

2009, Volume 16, Issue 04, pages 153-200

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • 10 steps before you refer for palpitations
  • GI disorders and heart disease
  • Post-MI guidance
  • Heart failure and palliative care

2009, Volume 16, Issue 03, pages 105-152

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • News from ACC
  • Post-MI guideline variability
  • Cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Nurse-led ACS management

2009, Volume 16, Issue 02, pages 49-104

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Cardiac rehabilitation: what is the take up and benefit?
  • Heart disease in pregnancy
  • Cardiotoxicity of anti-cancer drugs
  • Ten steps before referral for chest pain

2009, Volume 16, Issue 01, pages 1-48

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Dental disease and CVD risk
  • Amyloid heart disease
  • Teaching cardiac anatomy
  • Falls in the elderly: emergence of rapid access blackout clinics
2008

2008, Volume 15, Issue 06, pages 274-328

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Co-morbidities in heart failure
  • 10 steps before you refer for…atrial fibrillation
  • Infective endocarditis prophylaxis: a new controversy
  • Improving clopidogrel prescribing – the South East London experience

2008, Volume 15, Issue 05, pages 217-272

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Delivering PCI in the UK – the Bournemouth model
  • Cardiorenal disease – parallels and pitfalls
  • Protecting the heart during revascularisation
  • 10 steps before you refer for…hypertension

2008, Volume 15, Issue 04, pages 169-216

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
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  • Cost consequences of BNP assays
  • Ezetemibe audit in refractory patients
  • Latest NICE guidance
  • Angina burden revealed

2008, Volume 15, Issue 03, pages 113-168

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Practice-based commissioning: a slow start
  • Cardiac rehabilitation and BNP
  • GP equipment audit: shock findings
  • Tomorrow’s cardiologists

2008, Volume 15, Issue 02, pages 57-112

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • FH: recognising the unrecognised
  • Anticoagulant strategies in STEMI
  • What now for glitazones?
  • Another NICE chapter in interventional cardiology

2008, Volume 15, Issue 01, pages 1-56

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Iron overload and the heart
  • Heart failure and the GP
  • Controlling blood pressure over 24 hours
  • Implantable cardiac devices – past, present and future
2007

2007, Volume 14, Issue 05, pages 245-296

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Can switching statins impact on patient outcomes?
  • Cardiology training – 2007 and beyond
  • Financial support in heart failure – improving patient access
  • Making JBS 2 work in diabetes

2007, Volume 14, Issue 04, pages 181-244

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Living with heart failure – the patient’s perspective
  • Chronic kidney disease in primary care
  • Saving money or saving lives? Generic or intensive statin therapy
  • Commissioning echocardiography – opportunities and risks to patients

2007, Volume 14, Issue 03, pages 121-180

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • European Heart Health Charter
  • Postconditioning
  • SIGN guidance
  • Non-invasive cardiac imaging
  • Training
  • Intervention
  • Audit
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

2007, Volume 14, Issue 02, pages 61-120

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • SIGN guidance on CHD
  • Homocysteine
  • Stress echocardiography
  • UK echocardiography survey
  • Anxiety and depression post-MI
  • Septic embolism
  • QOF audit

2007, Volume 14, Issue 01, pages 1-60

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Atrial fibrillation management
  • Coronary artery calcification and alcohol
  • Intervention
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Primary care screening
  • Obesity and diabetes
2006

2006, Volume 13, Issue 06, pages 373-440

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Refractory angina
  • PFO and migraine
  • Albuminuria
  • Drug-eluting stent safety
  • The Angina Plan
  • Hypertension
  • Lipids
  • GMS2

2006, Volume 13, Issue 05, pages 301-372

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Cardiovascular risk
  • Maternal cardiovascular medicine
  • Health economics
  • Eisenmenger syndrome
  • Cardiac arrest guidelines
  • Amiodarone and sunlight
  • Clinical study – lercanidipine

2006, Volume 13, Issue 04, pages 225-300

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Heart failure - in older patients - and primary care management
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Lipid goals
  • Antiplatelet therapy
  • In-stent restenosis
  • PSI education

2006, Volume 13, Issue 03, pages 157-224

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • Portable echocardiography
  • FH in children
  • Statin costs
  • Lessons from FIELD
  • Waiting lists
  • Cardiac angiosarcoma
  • Primary care ECG
  • Post-MI anxiety

2006, Volume 13, Issue 02, pages 77-156

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • CIBIS III
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Reverse cholesterol transport: HDL-C
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cholesterol management

2006, Volume 13, Issue 01, pages 1-76

Editorials Clinical articles News and views
Topics include:-
  • EDTA chelation therapy
  • Vitamin D and ACS
  • Sinus node inhibitors
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Auscultation
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • Glitazones
  • Lipid goals
2005
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2005, Volume 12, Issue 06, pages 405-476

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2005, Volume 12, Issue 05, pages 321-404

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2005, Volume 12, Issue 04, pages 245-320

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2005, Volume 12, Issue 03, pages 161-244

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2005, Volume 12, Issue 02, pages 81-160

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2005, Volume 12, Issue 01, pages 1-80

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2004
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2004, Volume 11, Issue 06, pages 413-496

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2004, Volume 11, Issue 05, pages 333-412

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2004, Volume 11, Issue 04, pages 257-332

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2004, Volume 11, Issue 03, pages 169-256

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2004, Volume 11, Issue 02, pages 81-168

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2004, Volume 11, Issue 01, pages 1-80

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2003
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2003, Volume 10, Issue 06, pages 401-488

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2003, Volume 10, Issue 05, pages 321-400

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2003, Volume 10, Issue 04, pages 241-320

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2003, Volume 10, Issue 03, pages 161-240

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2003, Volume 10, Issue 02, pages 77-160

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2003, Volume 10, Issue 01, pages 1-76

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2002
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2002, Volume 09, Issue 10, pages 561-644

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 09, pages 493-560

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 08, pages 425-492

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 07, pages 369-424

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 06, pages 305-368

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 05, pages 245-304

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 04, pages 185-244

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 03, pages 125-184

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 02, pages 57-124

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2002, Volume 09, Issue 01, pages 1-56

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