Best Paper Award 2016

We are pleased to announce the winner and finalists for the Heart Best Paper Award 2016 in recognition of high quality and clinical impact.

WINNER

Nicole K Valtorta, Mona Kanaan, Simon Gilbody, Sara Ronzi, Barbara Hanratty
Loneliness and social isolation as risk factors for coronary heart disease and stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal observational studies
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FINALISTS

John W Pickering, Jaimi H Greenslade, Louise Cullen, Dylan Flaws, William Parsonage, Peter George, Andrew Worster, Peter A Kavsak, Martin P Than
Validation of presentation and 3 h high-sensitivity troponin to rule-in and rule-out acute myocardial infarction
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Michelle Ploutz, Jimmy C Lu, Janet Scheel, Catherine Webb, Greg J Ensing, Twalib Aliku, Peter Lwabi, Craig Sable, Andrea Beaton
Handheld echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease by non-experts
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PREVIOUS YEARS

2015

WINNERS

Edward W Carlton, Louise Cullen, Martin Than, James Gamble, Ahmed Khattab, Kim Greaves
A novel diagnostic protocol to identify patients suitable for discharge after a single high-sensitivity troponin
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Chun Shing Kwok, S Matthijs Boekholdt, Marleen A H Lentjes, Yoon K Loke, Robert N Luben, Jessica K Yeo, Nicholas J Wareham, Phyo K Myint, Kay-Tee Khaw
Habitual chocolate consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease among healthy men and women
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2014

Winner

Sonia Bouri, Matthew James Shun-Shin, Graham D. Cole, Jamil Mayet and Darrel P. Francis
Meta-analysis of secure randomised controlled trials of ß-blockade to prevent perioperative death in non-cardiac surgery
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