Br J Cardiol 2008;15:231-36
Highlights of the European Society of Cardiology meeting held in Munich, Germany, August 30th – September 3rd 2008 showed further benefit for fish oils, this...
Br J Cardiol 2008;15:261-5
Renal artery stenosis is a condition that has significant effects on the progression and outcomes of co-existent cardiac disease. The most important cause of renal...
Br J Cardiol 2008;15:179–80
Clinicians find heart failure difficult to diagnose.1 Confirmation of left ventricular dysfunction (systolic or diastolic) is only possible by cardiac imaging. Recent European Society of...
Br J Cardiol 2008;15:101-5
The Eplerenone Post-Acute Myocardial Infarction Heart Failure Efficacy and Survival Study (EPHESUS) showed that addition of eplerenone to optimal medical therapy reduced morbidity and mortality...
Br J Cardiol 2008;15:6
There is a need to meet the demand, led by primary care, for the appropriate assessment and management of patients with heart failure. Standard 11...
Br J Cardiol 2008;15:35-9
Heart failure (HF) is common and the current gold-standard diagnostic modality for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) is transthoracic echocardiography (TTE). To comply with the...
Br J Cardiol 2007;14:275-79
Many heart failure patients are eligible to receive financial support (Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance) because of their impaired mobility. Those with a very...
Br J Cardiol 2007;14:179-80
Clinicians find heart failure difficult to diagnose. Confirmation of left ventricular dysfunction (systolic or diastolic) is only possible by cardiac imaging. Recent European Society of...
Br J Cardiol 2006;13:283
Heart failure has a comparable prognosis to many cancers and accounts for approximately 4% of deaths in the UK. Despite its poor prognosis, few patients...
Br J Cardiol 2006;13:297-300
Heart failure is a common condition, characterised by poor prognosis. Despite evidence that effective treatment improves symptoms and prognosis, management remains sub-optimal. General practitioners (GPs)...