Read on to find out our most read stories in Cardiology Highlights and in HealthManagement.org The Journal in 2016.
eHealth for Cardiology - Benefits Need to Be Demonstrated
Despite widespread ecardiology applications, research is showing smaller effects as assessment becomes more robust. It is becoming difficult to demonstrate added value other than patient preference and convenience, according to experts speaking at the European Congress of Cardiology in Rome.
Pope Francis at ESC Congress 2016
His Holiness Pope Francis honoured the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) with an historic visit to ESC Congress 2016, the world’s largest scientific summit on cardiovascular medicine. His Holiness advised the cardiologists: “You look after the heart. How much symbolism is enshrined in this word! How many hopes are contained in this human organ! In your hands you hold the beating core of the human body, and as such your responsibility is very great!”
Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease as Main Cause of Death
With 17.3 million deaths globally, cancer has now overtaken cardiovascular disease as the main cause of death in 12 European countries. New data on the burden of CVD in Europe for 2016 is published in the European Heart Journal.
Patients Fail to Adhere to Treatment Regimen after MI
A study published in JACC found that only 43 percent of patients fully adhered to their guideline-indicated treatment regimes two years after an MI while only 34 percent of patients with atherosclerosis were fully adherent following two years
Half of Transcatheter Heart Valves Degenerate Within 10 Years
New reports from EuroPCR 2016 reveal that half of transcatheter heart valves undergo degeneration within 10 years. Findings from the first study to investigate the long-term durability of these valves were presented at the congress.
Highly Read in HealthManagement.org The Journal
Management and Leadership in Cardiology
Interview with Professor Tienush Rassaf, Editor-in-Chief, Cardiology, HealthManagement
Tackling Coronary Heart Disease the Biggest Success in 50 Years
Interview with Professor Guy de Backer
Panos Vardas - Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine
Rolf Gomes - Designing a Specialist Cardiologist Service for Rural Australia
Muir Gray - Value-Based Healthcare Revolution Ahead
Portable Ultrasound for Heart Failure
Ashley Maltz, Pamela Wible - Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide
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