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Month: June, 2010

Women in cardiology! Here come the girls……!!

Calling all female registrars!
Just been to the women in cardiology session…bit disappointed to see so few girlies !!! Where are you all!!!?
Anyway..great presentation from a current EP SpR about a career in EP and decision made in your absence to help promote women in cardiology, provide more career advice (from those already established in careers [...]

When is an Op, not an Op! Shocking approach!

National Training Day session on Anaesthetics, Operations and ITU. Akhil Kapur talked us through the options for coronary revascularisation in patients who need other surgery and particularly major vascular surgery. Message seems to be that if you are low risk and stable, get on with the necessary surgery but investigate high risk patients and coronary [...]

NSTEMI…some like them hot but should we cool off?

The BCIS session this morning was Chaired by Simon Redwood and Bernard Prendergast (New Secretary Elect to the BCS…Congratulations!!!!!). Good attendance in┬áthe room which had┬áhoused the KBA exam for many SpRs yesterday (hope not too many bad memories for some! Good luck!)
Miles Dalby from Harefield presented an interesting case of NSTEMI opening up the debate [...]

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