This article summarises the key points, as well as the novelties of the 2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias and prevention of CVD.
The patent foramen ovale has been convicted for causing stroke for the better part of 100 years but, the medical community continues to turn a blind eye to it when finding and eliminating possible causes of stroke.
Left atrial appendage occlusion should be considered a first-line therapy for stroke prevention and discussed as a treatment option with all patients suffering from atrial fibrillation.
The detection of paroxysmal arrhythmia in patients suffering from intermittent palpitations remains an important challenge in modern cardiology.
A rare but challenging condition.
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