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BMJ Heart

The Authors' reply Our editorial1 outlines five important steps in the management of atrial fibrillation (AF), of which guideline-based diagnosis...

BMJ Heart

To the Editor A corollary to the recommendation for anticoagulant persistence1 is a recognition that the time is long overdue for inclusion of eval...

BMJ Heart

The concept of responsibility, commonplace and untroubling in many areas of life, provokes controversy when it comes to health and healthcare. We f...

BMJ Heart

### Learning objectives Although it is the tool used by most interventional cardiologists to assess the severity of coronary artery disease and gu...

BMJ Heart

Objective Ischaemic stroke is a severe complication of rheumatic heart disease (RHD), which may result in permanent disability and death. This stud...

BMJ Heart

Objective Methamphetamine use is associated with systolic dysfunction, pulmonary arterial hypertension and may also be associated with diastolic dy...

BMJ Heart

Objective There are concerns that healthcare and outcomes of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities are disproportionately impacted by...

BMJ Heart

A man in his 20s with Down syndrome presented to cardiology clinic for evaluation of a murmur. He denied symptoms. He had no prior history of invas...

BMJ Heart

Aims There is a paucity of evidence supporting routine beta blocker (BB) use in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ac...

BMJ Heart

Objective We tested the hypothesis that patients with a potential acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and very low levels of high-sensitivity cardiac tro...

BMJ Heart

Aims The ARISTOTLE (Apixaban for Reduction in Stroke and Other Thromboembolic Events in Atrial Fibrillation) trial randomised patients with atrial ...

BMJ Heart

Objectives Natriuretic peptides are an important prognostic marker in patients with heart failure (HF). However, little is known regarding their pr...