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January 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:19

Please give generously …

We continue our series in which Consultant Interventionist Dr Michael Norell takes a sideways look at life in the cath lab…and beyond. In this column, he reveals the true impact of a disease that ravages victims in their millions....

January 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:20

Ischemic heart disease

This book is aimed at cardiologists as well as more general medical practitioners wanting to improve their knowledge of this area. ...

September 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:194-99 Meeting report

News from the 2007 Congress of the European Society of Cardiology

ADVANCE – lowering blood pressure reduces events in diabetes Death rates with drug-eluting stents worse in STEMI patients Women with ACS do worse with PCI EUROASPIRE: lifestyle issues cancel out treatment benefits FINESSE: another trial fails to show benefit of facilitated PCI No need for clopidogrel pre-treatment in stable patients Atheroma regression with angiotensin receptor blockade Smoking ban reduces ACS Bosentan beneficial in inoperable pulmonary arterial hypertension? ARRIVE and REPLACE are announced MERLIN suggests ranolazine may have anti-arrhythmic properties in acute coronray syndrome...

September 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:201-202 Meeting report

Back to the future: familial hypercholesterolaemia revisited

Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University hosted the 21st Annual Medical & Scientific Meeting and the Patients’ Workshop of H.E.A.R.T UK this summer. The theme was looking back and looking forward at familial hypercholesterolaemia. H.E.A.R.T UK is committed to the early detection of families with the condition. Gill Stokes, a nursing advisor with the charity, reports....

September 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:203-04 Meeting report

Women and heart disease

Heart disease in women was the theme for the SHARP (Scottish Heart and Arterial Risk Prevention Group) Spring Symposium held earlier this year in Dunkeld, Perthshire. Addressed at the meeting was whether there was any difference in the epidemiology and pathogenesis of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women. Speakers also examined the evidence on how they should be treated, along with any disparities, if any, that currently exist in their treatment. Dr Alan Begg reports....

Things you always wanted to know about … the stethoscope

September 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:205–18

Things you always wanted to know about … the stethoscope

We continue our series in which Consultant Interventionist Dr Michael Norell takes a sideways look at life in the cath lab…and beyond. In this column, he looks at the many roles of the stethoscope in medical practice … past, present and future....

May 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:140-41

Making a note

We continue our series in which Consultant Interventionist Dr Michael Norell takes a sideways look at life in the cath lab...and beyond. In this column, he looks at how to decipher patient’s notes....

March 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:80-81

The ties that bind us

We continue our series in which Consultant Interventionist Dr Michael Norell takes a sideways look at life in the cath lab...and beyond. In this column, he looks at the changing fashion for neck wear in and out of the theatre....

January 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:15-16

We are, where we are

We continue our series in which Consultant Interventionist Dr Michael Norell takes a sideways look at life in the cath lab... and beyond. In this column, he looks at how satellite navigation can help cardiologists...

November 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:383-4

News

Italian public smoking ban leads to fall in MI rates New cardio-renal group launched Community-based intervention shows promise New editorial board member...

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