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Cardio-oncology - the essentials (Part 1)

11/29/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Dr Arjun Ghosh (Twitter: @Arjunkg) from Bart's Hospital in London. They discuss the essentials of cardio-oncology and in this episode, ongoing trials, how to get trained and set up a service and what the active areas of research are in cardio-oncology. If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically downloaded to your phone and computer. Also, please consider leaving...

Duration:00:23:16

Do we still need stethoscopes?

11/13/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd, is joined by Professor Bernard Prendergast from St Thomas' Hospital, London. They discuss his recent publication in Heart concerning the ability of the stethoscope to detect important valve disease in asymptomatic primary care patients. They also cover POCUS, the feasibility of screening elderly patients for valve disease and whether Bernard still uses a stethoscope in real life. If you enjoy the show, please subscribe...

Duration:00:15:55

The SCOT-HEART trial - a discussion with Professor David Newby

10/26/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd is joined by Professor David Newby from Edinburgh University. They discuss the landmark SCOT-HEART trial, which demonstrated that a CT-guided investigation strategy for chest pain could reduce future myocardial infarction risk. How might this be the case? What does it mean for future guidelines? And should we ditch the treadmill test? If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast in your favourite podcast app...

Duration:00:19:30

The Big Beat Challenge from the British Heart Foundation

10/11/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Professor Nilesh Samani, Medical Director of the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The BHF is launching a groundbreaking £30m research grant that will transform care for patients, and is asking for your innovative ideas. Worldwide applications are welcome. Link: https://www.bhf.org.uk/bigbeatchallenge

Duration:00:11:38

Diet and exercise for life - a discussion with Dr Hazel Wallace, the Food Medic - Part 2

9/25/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Dr Hazel Wallace, a.k.a the food medic, from London. Hazel is a doctor, a bestselling author, a qualified personal trainer and regularly lectures to healthcare professionals about diet and exercise medicine. They discuss the latest thinking in diet and exercise and how to improve teaching for doctors on these subjects. If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically...

Duration:00:16:08

Diet and exercise for life with Dr Hazel Wallace - Part 1

9/11/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Dr Hazel Wallace, a.k.a the food medic, from London. Hazel is a medical doctor, a bestselling author, a qualified personal trainer and regularly lectures to healthcare professionals about diet and exercise medicine. They discuss the latest thinking in diet and exercise and how to improve teaching for doctors on these subjects. This is a very fun episode! Watch out for part 2 in two weeks. If you enjoy the...

Duration:00:20:34

Respiratory infections and subsequent heart attacks and strokes

8/29/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. They discuss the links between respiratory infections and subsequent heart attacks and strokes. If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically downloaded to your phone and computer. Also, please consider leaving us a review at...

Duration:00:12:21

Perivascular adipose tissue and coronary atherosclerosis

7/26/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Professor Charalambos Antoniades from Oxford, UK. They discuss his novel method of measuring coronary plaque inflammation using CT imaging, and how this method might be important for predicting heart attacks. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to published paper:...

Duration:00:11:43

Bringing your research to life through public and media engagement

7/17/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Greg Jones, the media manager at The British Heart Foundation, the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research in the UK. They discuss why it's important and beneficial to engage both with the public and the media if you are doing cardiovascular research. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to published...

Duration:00:10:44

Why cardiologists should use social media

7/10/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Rohin Francis from London. Rohin is a Twitter and Youtube advocate. They discuss why social media makes sense for cardiologists and indeed all healthcare practitioners. They cover Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and podcasts. Plus, what *not* to do online. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Heart Journal's Twitter -...

Duration:00:15:45

Mechanical support options for shock

6/28/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Clive Lewis from Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK. He's an expert in advanced heart failure support. They discuss in detail the pros and cons of the various mechanical support options for cardiogenic shock. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to a paper all about circulatory support:...

Duration:00:18:14

Women in cardiology - breaking down the barriers

6/13/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor DrJames Rudd is joined by Dr Cara Hendry from Manchester and Dr Iain Simpson from Southampton. They are passionate about reducing barriers that exist in cardiology and other medical specialities. They discuss what the issues are and what is being done to help in the UK and beyond. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2

Duration:00:11:45

Commuting and your cardiovascular health

5/15/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Jenna Panter from the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge. They discuss how our choice getting to work can affect our health and what we, and society at large, might do to improve things. Link to published paper: "Using alternatives to the car and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality" - http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2018/04/16/heartjnl-2017-312699. You can read the...

Duration:00:11:55

Aortic stenosis - How severe is 'severe'?

5/13/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Praveen Mehrotra, an echo expert from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. They discuss his recent paper that explores whether we need a new cut-off to define severe aortic stenosis. Please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to published paper: Clinical features and prognosis of patients with isolated severe aortic...

Duration:00:11:10

A focus on valvular heart disease

4/19/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, James Rudd is joined by Professor Catherine Otto, Editor in Chief of the journal. They discuss the latest issue of Heart that is dedicated to valve disease. Some excellent papers are discussed covering a range of conditions. Please leave a review of the podcast at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/104/10/789. Read the Heart's Special Issue on Valvular Heart Disease...

Duration:00:16:27

An update on Takotsubo’s syndrome - a stress-induced cardiomyopathy

4/11/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Dana Dawson from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland. They discuss the clinical features, pathology and latest research on this common, fascinating condition. Please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 if you enjoy the episode. Link to published papers: Heart review by Dr Dawson: http://heart.bmj.com/content/104/2/96. Education in Heart paper...

Duration:00:18:40

ECG screening for young athletes - yes or no?

3/26/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Andrew D'Silva from Brighton, UK. Along with Professor Sanjay Sharma, Dr D'Silva has published a comprehensive guide to the management of young athletes with heart conditions. In this episode, they discuss the differences between European and North American ECG screening practices and the reasons for this. Please leave us a podcast review at...

Duration:00:26:50

An ACC preview show with Medscape's Dr John Mandrola

3/5/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by cardiologist and EP specialist Dr John Mandrola from Louisville, Kentucky. John is also Medscape's chief cardiology correspondent. They discuss the eye-catching late-breaking trials from the upcoming ACC meeting in Orlando. Please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 John Mandrola's podcast at Medscape - https://www.medscape.com/index/list_10295_0...

Duration:00:17:57

Refractory angina - how can we improve our service to patients?

2/24/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Paul Sainsbury from Bradford Royal Infirmary. They discuss his recent Education in Heart paper all about refractory angina. Paul is an expert in this area and runs one of the few specialist services in the UK. Please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/103/23/1911 Link to the Bradford...

Duration:00:14:50

The Orbita Trial - the inside scoop - Part 2

1/21/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd visits Professor Darrel Francis and Dr. Rasha Al-Lamee at "Orbita HQ" in Imperial College, London to discuss their groundbreaking trial. This is the second part of a wide-ranging discussion during which they cover why the trial was desperately needed, the barriers to getting started and what the startling and unexpected results might mean for PCI in stable coronary artery disease. The concept of post-publication ‘trial...

Duration:00:16:55