Topic: Angina - Primary Care
Tuesday, 03 October 2017
In the first study of its kind, gene therapy has been found to be feasible and well tolerated in patients with refractory angina. Treated patients showed increased myocardial perfusion at 1 year in the areas that had impaired myocardial perfusion reserve at baseline.
Category: Evidence in Practice
Friday, 30 June 2017
The leading UK cardiovascular conference for the whole primary care team. Expert presenters and a down-to-earth approach help health professionals translate the latest evidence into daily practice and optimise patient care. Participants also receive 9 hours CPD credits. Book now to attend this inspirational event and take advantage of our Early Bird discount.
Thursday, 28 April 2016
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has no benefit over optimising medical therapy (OMT) in the management of patients with chronic stable angina. Guidelines recommend an initial OMT approach; however, the use of medicines remains suboptimal. The aim of this study was to test whether a primary care clinical pharmacist service could enhance the management of patients with chronic stable angina.
Friday, 19 May 2017
The NICE Quality Standard (QS) on the diagnosis and management of stable angina has been updated to reflect changes to the NICE guideline on chest pain of recent onset. Statement 1 of the QS was changed to encourage people with features of typical or atypical angina to be offered 64-slice CT coronary angiography to confirm any diagnosis.
Category: Have You Heard