Best Paper Award 2017

We are pleased to announce the winner and finalists for the Heart Best Paper Award 2017 in recognition of high quality and clinical impact.


Elizabeth Mostofsky, Martin Berg Johansen, Anne Tjønneland, Harpreet S. Chahal, Murray A. Mittleman, Kim Overvad
Chocolate intake and risk of clinically apparent atrial fibrillation: the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study
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Nathalie Auger, William D. Fraser, Mireille Schnitzer, Line Leduc, Jessica Healy-Profitós, Gilles Paradis
Recurrent pre-eclampsia and subsequent cardiovascular risk
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A. John Camm, Gabriele Accetta, Giuseppe Ambrosio, Dan Atar, Jean-Pierre Bassand, Eivind Berge, Frank Cools, David A. Fitzmaurice, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, Shinya Goto, Sylvia Haas, Gloria Kayani, Yukihiro Koretsune, Lorenzo G. Mantovani, Frank Misselwitz, Seil Oh, Alexander G. G. Turpie, Freek W. A. Verheugt, Ajay K. Kakkar
Evolving antithrombotic treatment patterns for patients with newly diagnosed atrial
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Representatives of the finalists collecting their certificates from Professor Catherine Otto at the ESC Congress


2016 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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2015 joint 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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