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December 2014 Br J Cardiol 2014;21:139–40

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BJCardio Staff

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Latest NICE guidance Acute heart failure New guidance on acute heart failure has been published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The new clinical guideline (CG187) covers the diagnosis and management of acute heart failure in adults that are not addressed by the NICE guideline on chronic heart failure (CG108). It recommends all hospitals admitting people with suspected acute heart failure should provide a specialist heart failure team based on a cardiology ward and provides outreach services. It includes the following key clinical areas: the role of early natriuretic peptide testing and echocardiography the ro

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High-sensitivity troponin: six lessons and a reading

September 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:109–12 doi:10.5837/bjc.2013.026

High-sensitivity troponin: six lessons and a reading

James H P Gamble, Edward Carlton, William Orr, Kim Greaves

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July 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:88-9 doi:10.5837/bjc.2013.023 Online First

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the UK – an end to status anxiety but no room for complacency

Charlotte Manisty, James C Moon

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That CMR is the gold standard for heart size and function, and for congenital and inherited heart disease is little disputed. The additional benefit of CMR for tissue characterisation has gained widespread acceptance, particularly now with convincing prognostic data across a wide variety of disorders,1 and the large EuroCMR registry (27,000 patients, 15 countries),2 showing that CMR entirely changed diagnosis in nearly 10% of subjects. CMR adoption as a ‘workhorse’ for ischaemia and viability testing has, however, been slower, with continued calls for cost-effectiveness and head-to-head comparison data with other modalities. These data ar

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