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September 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:231-36

News from the 2008 Congress of the European Society of Cardiology

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GISSI-HF shows benefit for PUFA in heart failure Two new studies from the Italian GISSI group show that n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) supplementation improves morbidity and mortality in those with symptomatic heart failure, but statins don’t have any benefit in the same type of patients. The results were presented during a hotline session at the Congress and published simultaneously in The Lancet (Lancet 2008; DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736[08]61239-8, and Lancet 2008;DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736[08]61240-4). Long-term administration of PUFA reduced all-cause mortality by 9%, which the investigators say was a modest effect, and they also cut

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September 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:237-39

CVD risk and beyond at H·E·A·R·T UK conference 2008

BJC editorial team

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Risk calculation Dr Peter Brindle, the Research and Development Director and GP at the Bristol Primary Care Trust, lit the spark by taking the first lecture spot. With the title Advances and Controversies in CVD Risk Estimation he was stepping into the lions’ den. Earlier in the year H·E·A·R·T UK welcomed the continued use of well-established and validated risk calculation tools within the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) lipid modification guideline and had endorsed the guideline group’s decision not to recommend more novel experimental approaches. So the delegates were keen to hear Dr Brindle announce the

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February 2003 Br J Cardiol (Acute Interv Cardiol) 2003;10(1):AIC 28–AIC 32

‘Real world’ small vessel coronary artery stenting: an analysis

Allison Morton, Thomas Papadopoulos, Clare Wales, Robert Bowes, Stephen Campbell, David Oakley, Nigel Wheeldon, Christopher Newman, David Crossman, David Cumberland, Julian Gunn

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July 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:373-6

Atherosclerosis imaging and coronary calcification: the UK perspective

Gareth J Morgan-Hughes, Carl A Roobottom, Andrew J Marshall

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May 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:294-6

Extensive multiple coronary artery to left ventricular fistulas – a 10-year case history

Matthew J Banks, Jane Flint, Peter R Forsey, George D Kitas

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