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A challenging case of collapse with tri-fascicular block: from permanent pacemaker to thrombolysis

March 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:39 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.012

A challenging case of collapse with tri-fascicular block: from permanent pacemaker to thrombolysis

Luciano Candilio, Kavitha Aggarwal, Alexander W Chen, Nandkumar Gandhi, Shrilla Banerjee 

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Figure 1. A. Pre-thrombolysis transthoracic echocardiogram. Technically difficult study: large mobile thrombus extending from the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle; dilated right heart chambers (with impaired right ventricular function). B. Pre-thrombolysis transthoracic echocardiogram: in addition to the findings described in panel A, colour flow shows a jet of severe tricuspid valve regurgitation. C. Post-thrombolysis transthoracic echocardiogram: complete dissolution of the right heart thrombus (with improved right ventricular function). D. Postthrombolysis transthoracic echocardiogram: colour flow shows mild regurgitation only A 90

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The use of EKOS-catheter-directed thrombolysis in the management of extensive thromboembolism

July 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:(3) doi:10.5837/bjc.2015.024 Online First

The use of EKOS-catheter-directed thrombolysis in the management of extensive thromboembolism

Lisa Leung, Aerakondal B Gopalamurugan

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September 2014 Br J Cardiol 2014;21:99

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BJCardio Staff

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BSH Parliament day Professor Andrew Clark (President of the British Society for Heart Failure) is pictured here (centre) carrying out an echocardiogram in the House of Commons. He was at a BSH event to help raise awareness that a person diagnosed with heart failure is likely to have a worse prognosis than if they were diagnosed with most cancers. This is despite the availability of specialist heart failure services that can have a remarkable impact on a patient’s chance of survival, but for which there is inconsistent access over the UK leading to wide variations in care and outcomes. Over 60 MPs, Peers, and professional and patient groups

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October 2011 Br J Cardiol 2011;18:203-206

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BJCardio Staff

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UK cholesterol awareness low Millions of people in the UK hold incorrect beliefs about the risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to HEART UK research. The research, which tested 1,177 people on their knowledge and concerns about high cholesterol, revealed that more than 40% of respondents wrongly thought that raised cholesterol resulted from drinking too much, while almost 60% did not know that the condition can be inherited. Almost half the population have never had a cholesterol check and only 2% of those surveyed named high cholesterol as their biggest health concern. The top health worry for people was cancer, even though CVD i

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March 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:90-8

American College of Cardiology 55th Annual Scientific Session

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May 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:197-205

Thrombolytic therapy for acute ischaemic stroke

Matthew Walters, Jacqueline Taylor, Adrian Brady

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March 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:123-7

Heart disease in older patients: myocardial infarction

Lewis E Vickers, Jacqueline Taylor, Adrian JB Brady

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October 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:539-45

Revascularisation and beyond

Wiek H van Gilst, Freek WA Verheugt, Felix Zijlstra, William E Boden

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