Managing Hypertension – the 2018 ESC Guidelines and beyond

Dr Asif Qasim. Consultant Cardiologist. The ESC Hypertension Guidelines released at ESC in Munich in September 2018, were jointly developed by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH). The guidelines provide recommendations in diagnosis, evaluating risk, when and how to treat hypertension and risk reduction with both lifestyle advice and…

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MedShr and CRF at the Structural Heart Disease Summit 2018!

MedShr is working with CRF to support the Structural Heart Disease Summit 2018, bringing together 10 years of experience from TVT with a live case demonstration course on LAA and PFO in Chicago from 20-23rd June. The event features: Comprehensive training with live cases Tips and tricks for TAVI, mitral, LAA and PFO interventions The…

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Treating Left Main Lesions: PCI or CABG?

Traditionally, patients presenting with left main stem coronary disease would undergo Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) surgery. CABG has been a mainstay in treating cardiac lesions for nearly sixty years and has been much refined since its inception. Minimally invasive techniques not requiring a sternotomy and surgery ‘off-pump’ have greatly increased the number of patients…