Recent Submissions

  • When is a mass not a mass? An unusual presentation of prominent crista terminalis

    Salim, Handi; Palit, Amitabh; Maher, Abdul; Palit, Amitabh; Maher, Abdul; Radiology; Cardiology; Medical and Dental; University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire; George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-02-15)
    This case report describes a patient in whom echocardiography showed borderline left ventricular hypertrophy and a mass adjacent to the right atrial wall. This naturally caused some concern as the differential diagnoses included that of a right atrial myxoma and further investigations were organised. A subsequent cardiac MRI revealed this thickening to be a prominent crista terminalis. The crista terminalis is a variant of normal anatomical structures within the right atrium, which mimics an atrial mass.
  • Journal club: Reducing health inequality – a simple step for practising healthcare professionals to take

    Patel, Vinod; Patel, Vinod; Diabetes Dept; Medical and Dental; George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton, UK (OmniaMed Communications, 2023-01-05)
    Vinod Patel reviews recent key papers on type 2 diabetes and outlines what we can specially do in clinical practice to address health inequalities, both pragmatically and practically.
  • The power of the lived experience: improving awareness of cardiovascular care for minority ethnic service users

    Jones, Lorna; Urgent and Emergency Care; Nursing and Midwifery Registered; George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton, UK (MA Healthcare, 2023-02-02)
    In this month's BANCC column, Lorna Jones, head of nursing in urgent and emergency care at George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, reflects on her talk at the BANCC study day about her experience as a Black minority ethnic nurse in leadership.