Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and New Trial Evidence

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and New Trial Evidence

March 2, 2017 at 8:20 AM 0 comments

*Peter M. Nilsson Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden *Correspondence to Peter.Nilsson@med.lu.se Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The review was supported by a grant from the Research Council and the Heart and Lung Foundation of Sweden. Received: 19.09.16 Accepted: 28.11.16Read More

State-of-the-Art Advances in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

State-of-the-Art Advances in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

March 2, 2017 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

Henriette Van Ruiten, Katherine Bushby, *Michela Guglieri The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK *Correspondence to michela.guglieri@ncl.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 24.04.16 Accepted: 17.08.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[1]:90-99. Abstract Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severeRead More

Current Percutaneous Management of Coronary Bifurcation Disease

Current Percutaneous Management of Coronary Bifurcation Disease

December 19, 2016 at 4:12 PM 0 comments

*Gabriele Crimi, Umberto Gianni SC. Cardiologia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy. *Correspondence to gabrielecrimi@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 29.02.16 Accepted: 14.06.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[5]:2-9. Abstract Coronary bifurcation disease (CBD) is frequently found in patients undergoing coronary interventions. Optimal management of CBD isRead More

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Review of Current Indications, Approaches, Future Insights, and Alternatives

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Review of Current Indications, Approaches, Future Insights, and Alternatives

December 19, 2016 at 4:11 PM 0 comments

*Júlia Čanádyová,1 Aleš Mokráček,1,2 Vojtěch Kurfirst,1,2 Ladislav Pešl3 1. Cardiac Surgery Department, Hospital of České Budějovice, B. Němcové 54, České Budějovice, Czech Republic 2. Faculty of Health and Social Studies, University of South Bohemia, Jírovcova, České Budějovice, Czech Republic 3. Department of Cardiology, Hospital of České Budějovice, B. Němcové 54,Read More

Epigenetic Mechanisms in Sjögren’s Syndrome

Epigenetic Mechanisms in Sjögren’s Syndrome

December 19, 2016 at 4:10 PM 0 comments

Christelle Le Dantec,1 Amandine Charras,1 Anne Bordron,1 Wesley H. Brooks,2 *Yves Renaudineau1,3 1. INSERM ESPRI, ERI29/EA2216, LabEx IGO “Immunotherapy Graft Oncology”, Innovative Medicines Initiative PRECISESADS, Réseau épigénétique et réseau canaux ioniques du Cancéropole Grand Ouest, European University of Brittany, Brest, France 2. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USARead More

Sedentary Behaviour: A New Target in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes?

Sedentary Behaviour: A New Target in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes?

December 13, 2016 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

*Julianne D. van der Berg,1,2,3 Annemarie Koster,1,2 Coen D.A. Stehouwer4,5 1. Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands 2. CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands 3. Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands 4. Department of Internal Medicine, MaastrichtRead More

Optimising Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Inhibitor Therapy in Heart Failure and Resistant Hypertension: Challenges and Solutions

Optimising Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Inhibitor Therapy in Heart Failure and Resistant Hypertension: Challenges and Solutions

December 13, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

This Lorraine University organised, educational event took place on the 30th August 2016 as a part of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Rome, Italy Moderator: Faiez Zannad1 Faculty: Stefan D. Anker,2 Luis M. Ruilope,3 Mikhail Kosiborod4 1. CHU Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, Nancy, France 2. Department of Cardiology and Pneumology,Read More

Editor’s Pick: Ocular Manifestations of Whiplash Injury

Editor’s Pick: Ocular Manifestations of Whiplash Injury

December 13, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

A topic much discussed within global news, the incidence of whiplash claims has rocketed exponentially over the last decade. However, the severity of whiplash injury for affected individuals remains a cause for concern and should not be overlooked by clinicians, regardless of the circumstances. Ling and Sanjay collate the literatureRead More

Recent Developments in Regorafenib Treatment for Gastrointestinal Cancers: Presentations at the 2016 Meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2016

Recent Developments in Regorafenib Treatment for Gastrointestinal Cancers: Presentations at the 2016 Meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2016

December 13, 2016 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

Axel Grothey,1 Gerald Prager,2 *Jean-Yves Blay3 1. Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA 2. Department of Medicine I, Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria 3. Centre Léon Bérard, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France *Correspondence to jean-yves.blay@lyon.unicancer.fr Disclosure: Prof Jean-Yves Blay hasRead More

Coils for the Treatment of Advanced Emphysema: A Growing Body of Evidence and Routine Experience

Coils for the Treatment of Advanced Emphysema: A Growing Body of Evidence and Routine Experience

December 13, 2016 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Jean-Marc Fellrath Internal Medicine Department/Service of Pneumology, Pourtalès Hospital, Neuchâtel, Switzerland *Correspondence to Jean-Marc.Fellrath@h-ne.ch Disclosure: Prof Jean-Marc Fellrath has received honoraria as a consultant and speaker from PneumRx Ltd and Pulmonx. Support: The authors would like to thank Dr. Caroline Charles for medical writing assistance with this manuscript. Received: 05.05.16Read More