New Insights into the Definitive Management of Venous Thromboembolism

New Insights into the Definitive Management of Venous Thromboembolism

September 7, 2013 at 2:20 PM 0 comments

Summary of the Presentations from the Daiichi Sankyo Symposium, ESC Congress 2013, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Chairperson: Valentin Fuster1 Speakers: Ajay K. Kakkar,2 Gregory Y. H. Lip,3 Ander Cohen,4 Harry R. Büller5 1. Director of Mount Sinai Heart at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Chicago, USA 2. Professor of Surgery, University College London, UK 3. ProfessorRead More

Atrial Fibrillation in Childhood with Familial Hyperthyroidism in Afro-Caribbeans

Atrial Fibrillation in Childhood with Familial Hyperthyroidism in Afro-Caribbeans

August 31, 2013 at 9:54 PM 0 comments

Sandra Williams-Phillips Consultant Paediatric, Adolescent and Adult Congenital Cardiologist, Andrews Memorial Hospital, Jamaica Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 12.04.2013 Accepted: 31.08.2013 Citation: EMJ Cardiol. 2013;1:82-85. Abstract Atrial fibrillation (AF) associated with familial hyperthyroidism (FH) spanning three generations concomitantly, is rare. The index case was 10 years old whenRead More

Nationwide Family Studies of Cardiovascular Diseases – Clinical and Genetic Implications of Family History

Nationwide Family Studies of Cardiovascular Diseases – Clinical and Genetic Implications of Family History

August 14, 2013 at 10:14 PM 0 comments

Bengt Zöller Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, and Family Physician, Centre for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University/Region Skåne, Malmö, Sweden Support: This work was supported by grants awarded to Dr Bengt Zöller from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation and Region Skåne (REGSKANE-124611), and by ALF fundingRead More

Prescribing Physical Activity For the Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Aortic Coarctation – A Review

Prescribing Physical Activity For the Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Aortic Coarctation – A Review

July 29, 2013 at 10:08 PM 0 comments

Roselien Buys Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 02.06.2013 Accepted: 29.07.2013 Citation: EMJ Cardiol. 2013;1:92-95. Abstract Patients who have been treated for aortic coarctation (CoA) have increased late cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, which is partly due to theRead More

Practical Guidance for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation – Interactive Case Studies

Practical Guidance for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation – Interactive Case Studies

July 27, 2013 at 8:28 PM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from the Boehringer Ingelheim Symposium, ESC Annual Congress 2013, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Chairpersons: Gregory Y.H. Lip,1 Michael Brainin,2 Speakers: Jonas Oldgren,3 Hans-Christoph Diener,4 John Eikelboom5 1. Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK 2. Head, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine, Danube-University Krems, Austria 3. Associate Professor of Cardiology, Uppsala UniversityRead More