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June 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:61

In brief

Air pollution linked to heart problems...

June 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:54

New editorial board members

We are delighted to announce two new members to our editorial board: Professor Una Martin and Dr Juan Pablo Kaski....

News from ACC.17

April 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:49-54 Online First

News from ACC.17

This year’s ACC.17 was a very newsy meeting with good news for lipid lowering, and the first outcome study for the new PCSK9 inhibitors reporting. Studies also looked at extending the range of indications for new anticoagulant agents, while a study in the Bolivian Amazon has found a population with the least vascular ageing of any yet studied. The 66th Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) were held in Washington DC, USA, from March 17th–19th 2017....

April 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:56-8 Online First

News from the 9th BSH day for revalidation and training

Held on 2nd March 2017, the 9th British Society for Heart Failure (BSH) Training and Revalidation Day drew heart failure experts to London from around the UK. A superb series of talks addressed fields including the intersection of cardio-oncology and cardio-obstetric care, the role of the primary care heart failure specialist, and the approach to patients with advanced heart failure. Dr Simon Beggs reports on some of the highlights from a day that proved informative and enjoyable in equal measure. ...

April 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:59-60 Online First

News from the British Heart Valve Society

An imaginative programme addressing head-on challenging debates within the valve community was presented at the recent British Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting. Held at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, on 14th October 2016, the meeting attracted cardiologists, cardiologists in training, cardiac physiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and microbiologists. Margaret Loudon reports its highlights. ...

March 2017 Online First

Anticoagulation news

A roundup of the latest news in the area of anticoagulation....

March 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:15–16

In brief

Blood test predicts silent heart disease risk...

March 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:8

Book review: Echocardiography – a practical guide for reporting and interpretation

Editors: Helen Rimington and John B Chambers ...

March 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:20

Book review: Clinical handbook of cardiac electrophysiology

Editors: Benedict Glover and Pedro Brugada ...

Innovations in cardiorenal medicine

February 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:13 Online First

Innovations in cardiorenal medicine

Enhanced understanding of organ fibrosis and novel therapeutic targets were the focus of many presentations at last year’s 11th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiorenal Forum, held at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, on 6th October 2016. Dr Richard Crawley reports on its highlights....

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