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September 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28(3)

Book review

Pat Khan

Abstract

This authoritative guide to heart valve disease couldn’t have come at a better time. COVID-19’s catastrophic impact on the NHS leaves over four million people waiting to start hospital treatment. And according to some experts, heart valve disease is an epidemic just waiting to wreak similar havoc. There is no vaccine or pill for heart valve disease and it’s not due to lifestyle. Misdiagnosed, ignored, or simply not heard of, it can be as fatal as some cancers. And because it affects mostly the over 60s – an ever-increasing, longer-living population – it could overwhelm the NHS. The good news is that, diagnosed early, it’s usually

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May 2020

COVID-19 and heart valve disease

BJC Staff

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Together with other Society presidents, the BHVS president, Dr Benoy Shah, has supported statements for patients published in Heart Valve Voice. See https://heartvalvevoice.com/news/news/statement-heart-valve-voice-and-professional-societies-phase and https://heartvalvevoice.com/news/news/covid-19-and-heart-valve-disease Other articles from COVID-19 Bulletin 2: COVID-19 and immunology vaccine development expert report on COVID-19 and immunology research COVID-19 and primary care a review of current telemedicine platforms COVID-19 and cardiorenal disease COVID-19 and diabetes Diabetes UK position statement COVID-19 diagnostic glucose/lact

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