COVID-19: How the Egyptian cardiology departments are managing the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the world hard. Egypt, the most populous country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, is no...

COVID-19: Optimising heart failure management in the patient’s home

Physicians already recognised the importance of remote management for heart failure patients long before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the current situation has heightened the...

Apple Watch could be used to record a quasi-standard ECG

Miguel Angel Cobos Gil (Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain) outlines in the Annals of Internal Medicine a novel method of using...

Novel device “safely obliterates” left atrial appendage with minimal amount left behind

The novel left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device Appligator (Append Medical) was a finalist in the 2019 ICI Innovation Award Competition (Innovation in Cardiovascular...

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