Best Paper Award 2018

We are pleased to announce the winner and finalists for the Heart Best Paper Award 2018 in recognition of high quality and clinical impact.


Sean Lee Zheng, Fiona T. Chan, Adam A. Nabeebaccus, Ajay M. Shah, Theresa McDonagh, Darlington O. Okonko, Salma Ayis
Drug treatment effects on outcomes in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Christian Hakulinen, Laura Pulkki-Råback, Marianna Virtanen, Markus Jokela, Mika Kivimäki, Marko Elovainio
Social isolation and loneliness as risk factors for myocardial infarction, stroke and mortality: UK Biobank cohort study of 479,054 men and women
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Daniela Aschieri, Diego Penela, Valentina Pelizzoni, Federico Guerra, Anna Chiara Vermi, Luca Rossi, Lucia Torretta, Giulia Losi, Giovanni Quinto Villani, Alessandro Capucci
Outcomes after sudden cardiac arrest in sports centres with and without on-site external defibrillators
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2017 winner

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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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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