Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular heart disease

Gati S, Malhotra A, Sharma S Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular disease BMJ Heart, January 2019 {Abstract} Valvular heart disease affects approximately 3% of young individuals, many of whom aspire to partake in competitive sport or high intensity recreational exercise. Although reports on the natural history of valvular heart disease in athletes are sparse, […]


Sudden death and left ventricular in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Miles C, Finocchiaro G, Papadakis M, Gray B, Westaby J, Ensam B, Basu J, Parry-Williams G, Papatheodorou E, Paterson C, Malhotra A, Robertus JL, Ware JS, Cook SA, Asimaki A, Witney A, Chis Ster I, Tome M, Sharma S, Behr ER, Sheppard MN Sudden death and left ventricular in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy American Heart Association Journal, […]


Anomalous Coronary Artery Origin and Sudden Cardiac Death

Gherardo Finocchiaro, MD, Elijah R. Behr, MA, MBBS, Gaia Tanzarella, MD, Michael Papadakis, MBBS, MD, Aneil Malhotra, BSC, MBCHB, PHD, Harshil Dhutia, BSC, MBBS, Chris Miles, MBBS, Igor Diemberger, MD, PHD, Sanjay Sharma, BSC, MBCHB, MD, Mary N. Sheppard, MBBCH, BAO, BSC, MDc This study sought to describe the clinical and pathological features of anomalous […]


Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, […]


Should We Be Screening Runners?

NewStatesman, 7th November 2018 Dr Nishat Siddiqi examines the risk of Sudden Cardiac Death while participating in large running events, the effectiveness of screening runners to prevent SCD, CRY’s research and screening of young people and the work of St George’s senior lecturer Dr Aneil Malhotra. Read more


CRY International Medical Conference 2018

Just as CRY’s screening programme continues to grow around the UK, so too does our standing in the medical community worldwide. Every year our International Medical Conference is a terrific event, giving our doctors an opportunity to present their latest research and for us to connect with other leading experts. 2018 was no different. Professor […]


CRY Update Magazine 75

CRY Update 75 reports on all CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2018. We experienced a host of highlights through this four-month period. In March, our screening programme surpassed a total of 150,000 young people screened, which is an incredible milestone for us to reach. Furthermore, to discuss our progress and the […]


CRY Update Magazine 74

Read Update 74 here CRY Update 74 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from September to December 2017. October was an important month for research with the annual CRY Conference in London. A wide range of experts presented, including several CRY Research Fellows, CRY Consultant Cardiologist Professor Sanjay Sharma and Professor Mary […]


Research into sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers Q&A with Dr Aneil Malhotra

How did you conduct your study? This study sought to investigate the incidence and causes of sudden cardiac death in adolescent football players in the UK. The English Football Association cardiac screening programme enabled us to study a well-defined population of over 11,000 scholar footballers in a systematic way. The study itself was conducted across […]


Sudden Cardiac Death In Elite Footballers Higher Than Anticipated

• One in 50 players had a heart abnormality that needed ongoing monitoring • Almost three quarters of footballers diagnosed were able to return to play • The FA continues to provide vital insight into screening policy in sport and has invested more than £3.1 million into its screening programme After a heroic effort in […]