Headlines Expert Newsletters Covid-19 Specialties Trending Feeds Videos

Public information campaigns have gone to great lengths to emphasise that a suspected myocardial infarction is a medical emergency requiring immediate medical attention. In...

Objective Preclinical research suggests that the combined use of radiofrequency ablation and balloon dilation (CURB) could create stable interatrial communications without device implantation. This...

Objective Treatment of acute myocardial infarction (MI) requires rapid transfer of people with chest pain to hospital, however, unscheduled care pathways vary in their...

With rapidly ageing population, aortic stenosis (AS) has become one of the most common valvular heart diseases. Severe AS is clearly associated with increased...

Objectives To investigate the impact of a CT-first strategy on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in patients presenting with chest pain in outpatient cardiology clinics....

Objectives The Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS) recently reported blood pressure-mediated benefits of a potassium-enriched salt substitute on cardiovascular outcomes and death. This...

Objective To investigate the associations between exercise habit changes following an incident cardiovascular event and mortality in older adults. Methods We analysed the relationship...

Dilated cardiomyopathy represents a common phenotype expressed in individuals with a family of overlapping myocardial diseases due to acquired and/or genetic susceptibility. Disease trajectory,...

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a common yet challenging cardiac disease. Great strides have been made in improving DCM prognosis due to heart failure but...