Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation programmes aim to reach out to persons at risk and patients with established disease, and to help achieve long-term maintenance of a healthy lifestyle.
Evidence for the effectiveness of exercise to improve physical functioning, body composition, fatigue and quality of life in cancer patients is promising and, in general, exercise is safe and feasible throughout the course of cancer care.
A 56-year-old man with history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2 and chronic kidney disease is evaluated in the emergency department because of nausea, abdominal pain, excessive sudation and light-headedness for the past 4 hours.
The authors present the case of a 68-year-old woman without any relevant prior medical history who was admitted to the emergency department because of worsening dyspnoea and hypotension.
A rare entity that should be recognised by both cardiologists and radiologists to avoid misinterpretation in cardiac imaging.
This case demonstrates the importance of using all available echocardiographic windows for assessing valve function, particularly in the case of unequivocal results regarding the clinical presentation and/or reduced image quality.
For the second time last December experts from the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States reviewed the year in cardiology at the Royal Society of Medicine in the heart of London. This novel course, supported by the European Society of Cardiology and organised by Zurich Heart House, has grown impressively.
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