Leading researchers gather at St George’s University of London, to showcase a portfolio of projects funded by Cardiac Risk in the Young Friday October 20th saw the welcome return of CRY’s Annual Medical Conference to an ‘in person’ event (following three years of remote access) – with a new venue for 2023, The Curve Lecture […]
On the 29th of September, a focus group for patients with dilated and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy has been organized by CRY and by Dr Gherardo Finocchiaro, Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer and St George’s University of London. Dr Finocchiaro and his team at St George’s Hospital are aiming to organize a randomised […]
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Talks included*: 0:00 to 5:30 – Welcome and introduction – Dr Steven Cox1:12:00 to 1:27:00 – How can we identify young people with cardiac conditions – Professor Sanjay Sharma1:27:00 to 1:46:00 – How do we risk stratify young people identified with cardiac conditions – Professor Michael Papadakis1:46:00 to 2:02:00– How often should patients with cardiac conditions be tested/re-tested? – Professor Sanjay Sharma2:02:00 to […]
If cardiac screening was available to me, I wouldn’t have had to go through this trauma by Cara Bunn
It was October 2021 – I’d recently just come back off holiday abroad for my 21st birthday and I wasn’t feeling myself at all. I had developed a cough but thinking it was due to me coming back to the colder weather I didn’t think twice about it. One morning before work while getting ready […]
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Dec 2021 was a scary time for me and my family. I gave birth to my beautiful baby boy on the 11th and on the 17th, I had a sudden cardiac arrest, I got shocked 3-4 times, but my heart just wouldn’t settle. I died for a good 40 minutes but I wasn’t giving up! […]
A myheart members’ video meeting was held on Saturday, 4th November, 2023. Meetings are free to attend and give members an opportunity to meet and discuss their experiences in an informal but supportive environment. Those young people that attend these meetings usually find them very helpful. It does not matter how long ago you were diagnosed […]
“Best of the Best” – CRY Research Fellow reflects on his recent accolade at international cardiac conference
CRY’s Research Fellows – both past and present – spend much of their time writing and submitting manuscripts based on their projects as well as travelling to UK and international conferences to present their key findings and to lead discussions which help to further the understanding of the causes of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD) […]
This is my story and my journey as a person who had a catastrophic birth defect of my heart and by chance and a MRI technician having a good eye, I am still here. In 2012 I was 18 years old and despite having an extremely active childhood including playing Rugby 6 days a week and […]