Paddy Barrett, MB BCh BAO MRCPI MCTI

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January 7th, 2014

Is It Time to Sunset the Holter Monitor?

Paddy M. Barrett discusses his research group’s study comparing 24-hour Holter monitoring with the Zio Patch 14-day single-lead ECG device.


September 4th, 2013

Something New, or the Same Again?

What’s the value of the ESC Congress, wonders this Fellow. More than the cutting-edge science, it’s the way the Congress strengthens the unity among all of us in the community of cardiovascular disease, both at home and abroad.


September 3rd, 2013

Hearts and Minds

What do cardiologists have yet to do to encourage the adoption of the best behavioral interventions?


September 2nd, 2013

What You See Is Not Always What You Get

The COMPARE trial results prompt Paddy Barrett to wonder: Should disease criteria in clinical trials rely more on molecular than on clinical features?


September 2nd, 2013

Sharper Focus Needs a Wider View

Paddy Barrett points out the paradox that to be a subspecialist, one now needs to gain a broader knowledge of other fields.


September 1st, 2013

A TASTE of Today and Tomorrow

A fellow at ESC 2013 muses on the changes in how medical information is disseminated and accessed.


September 1st, 2013

An Almost Striking Start to ESC

A fellow reports on some of the biggest presentations and most interesting finds at ESC 2013.