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Do biomarkers have a role in CVD prediction or follow-up?

Prof. Arno Hoes (Utrecht, The Netherlands) discusses new biomarkers for predicting of future cardiovascular disease being developed in recent years . Watch
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My top ten studies in primary care

Prof. Martin Scherer summarizes his favourite publications of primary care studies. Watch
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HF Management & Monitoring

Prof. Martin R. Cowie
Good HF management does require a team approach. A nurse-led multidisciplinary programme could be of added value to patients. Watch

ACE-I/ARBs beneficial in normotensive atherosclerotic patients

10-11-2011
It is unclear whether angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) are beneficial in individuals with, or at increased risk for, atherosclerotic vascular disease who are normotensive. This study attempted to answer this question. McAlister FA, Eur Heart J. 2011 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]
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News • 28-10-2011

EPCCS Faculty Talks

View the faculty members provide brief summaries of their presentations with key educational messages.

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News • 28-10-2011

EPCCS Highlights

written by dr. Sally Wood
Academic GP Registrar
University of Birmingham/South Birmingham VTS


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What do GPs need to know about this new CVD epidemic

Prof. Richard McManus (Birmingham, United Kingdom) explains what CKD is and how it should be treated, from the GP viewpoint. Watch

Association between chlorthalidone treatment of systolic hypertension and long-term survival

11-1-2012 • Kostis JB et al, JAMA. 2011;306(23):2588-93
In the SHEP trial, treatment of isolated systolic hypertension with chlorthalidone stepped-care therapy for 4.5 years was associated with longer life expectancy at 22 years of follow-up.
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Update on HF Management

Prof. Martin R. Cowie, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
There have been two very important randomized trials in the field of heart failure in the past 12 months, which should have an impact in everybody’s practice.
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News • 28-10-2011

EPCCS 2011 Full report

The 4th Annual Scientific meeting of the EPCCS was held on September 1-2, 2011 in Berlin, Germany
Professor Arno Hoes, Utrecht, the Netherlands and  Professor Richard Hobbs, Oxford University, United Kingdom,  co-chairman of 4th annual meeting of the the European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (EPCCS), offered a warm welcome to over 400 delegates from across Europe.

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News • 28-10-2011

EPCCS Faculty slides

View and download the available Powerpont presentations from the recent annual meeting
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News • 27-10-2011

October 24 2011

This week publications include:
  • National and Regional Trends in Heart Failure Hospitalization and Mortality Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries, 1998-2008
  • Use of Electron-Beam Sterilized Hemodialysis Membranes and Risk of Thrombocytopenia
  • Risk Prediction Models for Hospital Readmission
  • Estimating treatment effects for individual patients based on the results of randomised clinical trials
  • Interventions to Reduce 30-Day Rehospitalization: A Systematic Review
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Upcoming meetings

EPCCS Council Meeting December 6-7, 2017, Stratford Upon Avon, United Kingdom
10th EPCCS Annual CV Summit for Primary care March 15-16, 2018, Malaga, Spain
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Meeting reports & resources

EPCCS 2017 Report of the Cardiovascular Summit held in Dublin, Ireland
EPCCS Guidance Documents Evidence- and meeting-based guidance for primary care
EPCCS 2015 Report of 8th Annual EPCCS meeting held in Prague.
EPCCS 2014 Report of 7th Annual EPCCS meeting held in Brussels.
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