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When you can’t obtain a history…

April 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:78 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.017 Online First

When you can’t obtain a history…

Luciano Candilio, Juliana Duku, Alexander W Y Chen

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Figure 1. Patient chest X-ray showing a ‘full metal jacket’ Her physical examination and vital signs were unremarkable. Routine blood tests had been requested. Resting 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) showed left bundle branch block; no previous ECGs were available for comparison. A chest X-ray was performed, which gave another clue to the diagnosis… The chest radiograph (figure 1) shows clear lung fields, normal cardiac contour and, more importantly, a radio-opaque structure across the anterior surface of her heart. This is sometimes termed a ‘full metal jacket’, implying extensive stenting of a coronary artery in its entirety f

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August 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:92–3

In brief

BJCardio Staff

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PCSK9 approvals in Europe Two agents in a new cholesterol-lowering class – the PCSK9 inhibitors, which use human monoclonal antibodies to target PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9) – have received European approval for lowering cholesterol. Evolocumab (Repatha®, Amgen) is the first PCSK9 inhibitor to be granted marketing authorisation by the European Commission (EC) for use in people with primary hypercholesterolaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia, or in homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, who are unable to reach low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goals with an optimal dose of statin (or a statin and other lipi

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March 2003 Br J Cardiol (Heart Brain) 2003;10:HB 15–HB 19

Antihypertensive treatment and the prevention of stroke and dementia in elderly patients

Arduino A Mangoni, Stephen HD Jackson

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