ICS

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

Physician burnout — a growing concern worldwide

In the next session, which was co-chaired by Dr Barry Boilson and consultant cardiologist Prof Vincent Maher, attendees heard a...
Physician burnout — a growing concern worldwide

HFpEF — the state of play in cath lab assessment

The next speaker at the Cardiology on the Green conference was Prof Barry Borlaug, Professor of Medicine and Director of...
HFpEF — the state of play in cath lab assessment

Forward momentum in the treatment of atrial fibrillation

The conference heard a presentation from Dr Barry Boilson, a specialist in advanced heart failure and transplantation medicine and clinical...
Forward momentum in the treatment of atrial fibrillation

ACS management — the Mayo approach in the Midwest

The Cardiology on the Green conference also heard from Dr Greg Barsness, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Consultant in the...
ACS management — the Mayo approach in the Midwest

Collaborating for improvements in cardiac care

The Cardiology on the Green conference, held in the RCSI on 4-6 April 2019, was the inaugural joint meeting between...
Collaborating for improvements in cardiac care

Expertise without borders in cardiology

The International Session of the Irish Cardiac Society Scientific Meeting and AGM, held recently in Galway, heard lively and informative...
Expertise without borders in cardiology

The history and contributions to treatment of arrhythmias and syncope

The Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) Annual Stokes Lecture was this year delivered by Dr Janet McComb, Consultant Cardiologist at the...
The history and contributions to treatment of arrhythmias and syncope
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...
Physician burnout — a growing concern worldwide Physician burnout — a growing concern worldwide
In the next session, which was co-chaired by Dr Barry Boilson and consultant cardiologist Prof Vincent Maher, attendees heard a...
HFpEF — the state of play in cath lab assessment HFpEF — the state of play in cath lab assessment
The next speaker at the Cardiology on the Green conference was Prof Barry Borlaug, Professor of Medicine and Director of...
Forward momentum in the treatment of atrial fibrillation Forward momentum in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
The conference heard a presentation from Dr Barry Boilson, a specialist in advanced heart failure and transplantation medicine and clinical...
ACS management — the Mayo approach in the Midwest ACS management — the Mayo approach in the Midwest
The Cardiology on the Green conference also heard from Dr Greg Barsness, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Consultant in the...
Collaborating for improvements in cardiac care Collaborating for improvements in cardiac care
The Cardiology on the Green conference, held in the RCSI on 4-6 April 2019, was the inaugural joint meeting between...
Expertise without borders in cardiology Expertise without borders in cardiology
The International Session of the Irish Cardiac Society Scientific Meeting and AGM, held recently in Galway, heard lively and informative...
The history and contributions to treatment of arrhythmias and syncope The history and contributions to treatment of arrhythmias and syncope
The Irish Cardiac Society (ICS) Annual Stokes Lecture was this year delivered by Dr Janet McComb, Consultant Cardiologist at the...

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…

Minimally invasive clipping of the left atrial appendage: Reducing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation

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Ms Donna Eaton outlines how device closure of the left atrial appendage has emerged as a safe and effective alternative to anticoagulation for some patients The most serious risk to patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is thromboembolic stroke. There is a clear relationship between the left atrial appendage (LAA) and stroke in patients with non-valvular…

Preventing cardiovascular disease in primary care

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Dr David Molony documents the success of Heartwatch in primary care to date but bemoans the lack of investment in the programme, which is no longer recruiting patients Heartwatch is the National Programme in General Practice for the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in Ireland, as patients with established cardiovascular disease have a high…

Heart failure and iron deficiency — guidelines and practicalities

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Dr Pat O’Callaghan looks at the prevalence, diagnosis and optimal management of iron deficiency in heart failure patients As many as 50 per cent of heart failure patients are iron-deficient. In patients with heart failure, iron deficiency correlates with decreased exercise capacity, with poor quality of life and predicts worse outcomes. Iron deficiency is easily…

Atrial fibrillation: Prevention and treatment

Dr Angie Brown gives a comprehensive overview of the prevention, diagnosis, treatment options and latest trial data on the management of atrial fibrillation Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia. Its prevalence is 0.1-to-4 per cent and is constantly increasing. Furthermore, 70 per cent of AF is asymptomatic, so the actual true…

The Gander – 18 July