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‘Pragmatic solutions’ will be found in cross-border care post-Brexit

Dr Albert McNeill, former President of the Irish Cardiac Society (ICS), spoke with the Medical Independent (MI) during the recent...
‘Pragmatic solutions’ will be found in cross-border care post-Brexit

ESC and ICS ‘to become even closer’ — ECS President-Elect

Prof Stephan Achenbach, President-Elect of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), spoke exclusively with the Medical Independent (MI) at the...
ESC and ICS ‘to become even closer’ — ECS President-Elect

Cardiology without borders

The International Session at the Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) 70th Annual Scientific Conference and AGM heard from Prof Stephan Achenbach,...
Cardiology without borders

Excellence in cardiology investigations

The Brian Maurer Young Investigator Award is one of the highlights of the Irish Cardiac Society’s Annual Scientific Conference and...
Excellence in cardiology investigations

ICS celebrates landmark anniversary

At the recent Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) 70th Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM, President of the Society Prof Jim Crowley...
ICS celebrates landmark anniversary

The worldwide view of cardiovascular disease

The Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM held recently in Galway heard from Prof Salim Yusuf, Past-President of...
The worldwide view of cardiovascular disease

Onwards and upwards in cardiology

President of the Irish Cardiac Society Prof Jim Crowley spoke with Pat Kelly ahead of the Society’s upcoming Annual Scientific...
Onwards and upwards in cardiology

Cardiologists of tomorrow — SpR Case Competition

The Cardiology on the Green conference also saw five cardiology SpRs deliver presentations of a range of case studies, with...
Cardiologists of tomorrow — SpR Case Competition

Advancements in pulmonary hypertension

The final session of the Cardiology on the Green conference heard from Dr Joseph Murphy, interventional cardiologist specialising in cardiovascular...
Advancements in pulmonary hypertension

Perspectives on amyloid cardiomyopathy

The next session of the conference saw a talk delivered by Dr Omar Abou Ezzeddine, Assistant Professor of Medicine and...
Perspectives on amyloid cardiomyopathy
‘Pragmatic solutions’ will be found in cross-border care post-Brexit ‘Pragmatic solutions’ will be found in cross-border care post-Brexit
Dr Albert McNeill, former President of the Irish Cardiac Society (ICS), spoke with the Medical Independent (MI) during the recent...
ESC and ICS ‘to become even closer’ — ECS President-Elect ESC and ICS ‘to become even closer’ — ECS President-Elect
Prof Stephan Achenbach, President-Elect of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), spoke exclusively with the Medical Independent (MI) at the...
Cardiology without borders Cardiology without borders
The International Session at the Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) 70th Annual Scientific Conference and AGM heard from Prof Stephan Achenbach,...
Excellence in cardiology investigations Excellence in cardiology investigations
The Brian Maurer Young Investigator Award is one of the highlights of the Irish Cardiac Society’s Annual Scientific Conference and...
ICS celebrates landmark anniversary ICS celebrates landmark anniversary
At the recent Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) 70th Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM, President of the Society Prof Jim Crowley...
The worldwide view of cardiovascular disease The worldwide view of cardiovascular disease
The Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM held recently in Galway heard from Prof Salim Yusuf, Past-President of...
Onwards and upwards in cardiology Onwards and upwards in cardiology
President of the Irish Cardiac Society Prof Jim Crowley spoke with Pat Kelly ahead of the Society’s upcoming Annual Scientific...
Cardiologists of tomorrow — SpR Case Competition Cardiologists of tomorrow — SpR Case Competition
The Cardiology on the Green conference also saw five cardiology SpRs deliver presentations of a range of case studies, with...
Advancements in pulmonary hypertension Advancements in pulmonary hypertension
The final session of the Cardiology on the Green conference heard from Dr Joseph Murphy, interventional cardiologist specialising in cardiovascular...
Perspectives on amyloid cardiomyopathy Perspectives on amyloid cardiomyopathy
The next session of the conference saw a talk delivered by Dr Omar Abou Ezzeddine, Assistant Professor of Medicine and...

70th Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM

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A round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ESC

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Cardiovascular disease is biggest killer globally but cancer overtakes in some countries Cardiovascular disease remains the main cause of death globally, but cancer has overtaken it to become the leading cause of death in some high-income and upper-middle-income countries, according to the late-breaking results from the PURE study, which were presented in a Hot Line…

Evidence-based approaches to hypertension

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A comparison of current European and US guidelines and management principles An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide have hypertension. It is a major cardiovascular risk factor and a leading risk factor for global deaths. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in 2015, one-in-four men and one-in-five women had hypertension and fewer than one-in-five people…

Managing heart valve disease

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As we mark European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week (www.heartvalveweek.eu) this month (16-22 September), it is important that patients understand that progress and changes in the treatment of heart valve disease make the disease a little less daunting The landscape of cardiac surgery is changing with lightning speed. Cardiac surgery has been the focus of…

Irish Cardiac Society/Mayo Clinic joint conference: Cardiology on the Green

Coming together for cardiac care

Ahead of a landmark conference with the Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) and the Mayo Clinic, US, ICS President Dr Jim Crowley spoke with Pat Kelly about the significance of the event and the overall health of cardiac care in Ireland The conference, titled ‘Cardiology on the Green’, will take place on 4-6 of April in…

Cause and effect in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease