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Patient preferences for types of community-based cardiac rehabilitation programme

In this episode, Heart Asia social media editor Dr Robin Chung talks to Hung Yong, Xin Yi, Yu Heng, authors of the recently published paper "Patient preferences for types of community-based cardiac rehabilitation programme". Read it on the Heart Asia website: http://heartasia.bmj.com/content/10/1/e010976.


Orbita trial implications in patients from developing nations

“It’s good news” for developing countries where angioplasty as first line of treatment for ischaemic symptoms is not an option. “When angioplasty can not be offered as early on as in the developed countries, giving patients antianginal therapies is a very valid alternative”. Dr. Rasha Al-Lamee tells Heart Asia social media editor Robin Chung the implications of her unprecedented trial in more remote parts of the world. ORBITA is a blinded, multicentre randomised trial of percutaneous...


Don’t be concerned about the rewards. How to reach your goals with a 'focused vision' and a plan

What is the mirror test? Or the rocking chair test? How important are these in finding out what drives you? And what is the role of strategic planning in this process? In this Heart Asia podcast, Dr Ernest Garcia, specialist in the science of image interpretation, tells Dr Andrew Einstein, cardiologist, about the importance of planning ahead in the journey of finding inner value and reaching goals. He is a Professor at the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University,...


The editor meets the team: Ganesan Karthikeyan meets the associate editor Lieng Hsi Ling

Heart Asia's editor-in-chief Ganesan Karthikeyan, Professor of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, in New Delhi, interviews associate editor Lieng Hsi Ling, Professor at the National University Heart Centre, in Singapore. This is the first of a series of podcasts about the team of Heart Asia, its members' vision for the journal and their own personal interests.