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Academic GPs Dr Clare Taylor and Dr Nick Jones from the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences outline the findings of the OxVALVE-Survive study and implications for their own clinical practice.

The OxVALVE cohort study, led by cardiologists Professor Bernard Prendergast and Professor Saul Myerson, recruited more than 4,000 people aged 65 and over from GP surgeries in Oxfordshire to assess the prevalence of valvular heart disease. All participants had an echo assessment and over half were found to have some form of valvular heart disease, most of which was mild.

Read more about Dr Clare Taylor and Dr Nick Jones on what the findings meant for their own clinical practice on the Oxford NIHR BRC website

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