Updates 29 Feb 2016

Outcomes in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia In the March issue of Heart Lung and Circulation, Martin et al report the outcomes in a 7 year follow-up of 30 patients with ARVD. Among 26 patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, 13 (50%) received appropriate shock therapy within 12 months and 4 (15%) had inappropriate shocks. Male […]

Updates 23 Feb 2016

ClinicalKey Access Restored and Expanded As you may be aware, members have had difficulty accessing ClinicalKey resources over the past few weeks. We’re happy to advise that full access has been restored to the online Elsevier Books and Journals. In addition,  you will be able to access the complete catalogue over the next few months including the following relevant titles: The Lancet JACC: Cardiovascular […]

Updates 16 Feb 2016

Twenty-year follow up of Primary Prevention with Statins The WOSCPS trial was a primary prevention study of the benefit of statins in 45-64 years old men with elevated LDL cholesterol. The initial study reported clear benefit of statin use in reducing adverse cardiovascular events up to five years. Now, the twenty-years outcomes are reported according […]

Updates 8 Feb 2016

Outcomes at One Year For Bioresorbable Stents A meta-analysis of 4 clinical trials of bioresorbable stents vs drug eluting metallic stents reports no differences in one-year outcomes, although between stents types, although there was a borderline increase in peri-procedural myocardial infarction with the bioresorbable stents. Read more… Outcomes After Incomplete Revascularisation with PCI A large […]

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