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A History of Researching Angina

Posted by | 11 Jun 2018

A History of Researching Angina

Early research of angina started from a study of 20 patients presenting with pain in the breast & arm area. Now over 685,000 patients are treated for heart -related problems in Scotland. Inspired by research? Read more at about the evolving understanding of chest pain here: History of Angina

At the EMERGE10 conference, our chest pain presentations and guest speakers will include:

  • Dr Marc Dweck: ‘Picturing the heart in 2020’
  • Dr Edd Carlton: ‘Troponin- all that glitters is not gold’
  • Professor Rick Body: ‘Troponin- is only part of the story’
  • Professor Nick Mills: ‘Troponin is everything’

Followed by a panel discussion on; ‘The Future of Chest Pain Assessment- community, pre-hospital and secondary’

Purchase your EMERGE10 ticket at: www.emergeresearch.org/emerge10

 

References

Leach. A., 1967. History of Angina. Journal of the Royal Medical Society. Special Issue, pp. 9-10 [PDF] Available from: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjWr_3Xj8vbAhULL8AKHYyiAQQQFghDMAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournals.ed.ac.uk%2Fresmedica%2Farticle%2Fdownload%2F478%2F775%2F&usg=AOvVaw1KtIljjEB8JUE8PP7n2hjD [Accessed 11th June 2018]

British Heart Foundation., 2018. CVD Statistics- BHF Scotland Factsheet [PDF] Available from: https://www.bhf.org.uk/research/heart-statistics [Accessed 11th June 2018]