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News from the British Society for Heart Failure 17th Annual Autumn Meeting

February 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:18 Online First

News from the British Society for Heart Failure 17th Annual Autumn Meeting

Drs Lindsey Tilling; Eleanor Wicks

Abstract

Anaemia was one of several problems chosen for a case-based discussion in a session on common non-cardiac co-morbidities. Dr Callum Chapman (West Middlesex University Hospital) presented the case of an elderly patient with known coeliac disease who had undergone transcatheter aortic valve implantation, which resulted in a paraprosthetic leak and impingement of the mitral valve. Unfortunately despite medical management of the leak she presented to the elderly care service in New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class III heart failure and was extremely oedematous. Blood tests revealed an iron deficiency anaemia and a reduced transferrin saturati

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