|European Society of Cardiology|
|The year in cardiology: heart failure 2014 (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:37:04 GMT)|
The year 2014 has become a remarkable year for heart failure. The most important news was related to the results of PARADIGM, where LCZ696, the first-in-class angiotensin-receptor neprilysin inhibitor, proved to be superior to enalapril in reducing mortality and morbidity in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).
Heart Failure (HF)
|ESC in Abu Dhabi at the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:26:28 GMT)|
Join the ESC for a two half days scientific programme during the 20th Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress from 29 April to 2 May 2015 in Abu Dhabi. The 'ESC in Abu Dhabi' programme will include the main messages from multi-centric clinical trials at ESC Congress 2014 and key take case presentations with take home messages from the latest ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines.
|Preventive cardiology: An up-to-date insight from Spain and Portugal (Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:16:18 GMT)|
“In spite of economic turmoil, Portuguese and Spanish cardiologists remain strongly engaged in preventive cardiology.” Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair.
Read the reports from Spain and Portugal (host country to EuroPRevent 2015) brought to you by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management
|NEW sports cardiology quiz from the EACPR - test your knowledge! (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:06:31 GMT)|
Incidental findings in cardiovascular pre-participation screening programmes: A 14 year old Caucasian boy had a 12-lead ECG performed as part of a voluntary cardiovascular screening event for young individuals. He had no symptoms, past medical history or significant family history. He played on average 3 hours of football and rugby per week. Take the quiz!
Have you taken the CPX quiz? Review the case of a 66 year-old male with exertional dyspnoea !
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management, Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology
|Episodes of intense anger associated with high risk of heart attack within the next two hours (Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:11:08 GMT)|
The risk of heart attack has been found to be 8.5 times higher in the two hours following an acute episode of anger than during the "usual frequency" patterns of anger. The findings emerged from a well controlled study in which acute coronary blockage was angiographically confirmed in patients hospitalised for suspected heart attack.
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management