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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

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 for...

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

The Orbita Trial - the inside scoop - Part 1

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" at Imperial College, London to discuss their groundbreaking trial. In a wide-ranging discussion 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 second half of the podcast will be released in two weeks. Link to...

Duration:00:19:34

Cardiac CT, NICE and chest pain - can we meet the demand for imaging?

1/14/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by cardiologist and cardiac CT expert Dr. Ed Nicol from The Royal Brompton Hospital, London. They discuss what the updated NICE guidelines for the assessment of stable chest pain mean for the UK imaging community. They also cover the differences between the UK, European and US guidelines and how technological developments in CT might help patients and save money. Please leave us a podcast review at...

Duration:00:23:40

Can we predict aortic stenosis progression using blood biomarkers?

1/2/2018
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Atul Anand from the University of Edinburgh. They discuss his recent research paper about using cardiac myosin-binding protein C as a marker of progression of aortic stenosis. Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/12/01/heartjnl-2017-312257.

Duration:00:10:24

Inflammation and heart disease - what's next?

12/10/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by a vascular biology legend, Professor Peter Libby from Harvard University and Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. They discuss how the inflammation hypothesis of atherosclerosis has been proven by the CANTOS trial and what the future might hold. We trust you'll enjoy the police sirens in the middle of the interview and hope you enjoy the discussion. Link for CANTOS...

Duration:00:15:50

Management of mature athletes with cardiovascular conditions

11/15/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Dr Andrew D'Silva, author of a comprehensive Education in Heart paper about assessing and treating older athletes with heart conditions. Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/10/30/heartjnl-2016-310744

Duration:00:15:47

Gender differences in achieving secondary prevention targets - a comparison of three regions

11/12/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Professor Ian Graham, from Trinity College Dublin. Professor Graham is a world authority in preventative cardiology. They discuss the differences in reaching secondary prevention targets amongst men and women in three different areas of the world. Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/103/20/1587

Duration:00:09:35

Pulmonary hypertension - a guide for cardiologists

10/24/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Professor Nick Morrell, a pulmonary hypertension expert from Cambridge, UK. First, they discuss the classification of pulmonary hypertension. They then move on to contemporary patient management and the latest in pulmonary hypertension research. Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/102/20/1680 and to Professor Morrell's research lab -...

Duration:00:16:31

Olive oil, sunshine and a half hour walk - a conversation with Dr. Aseem Malhotra

10/11/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Dr. Aseem Malhotra from Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK. They discuss what we should tell our patients about diet and exercise - high fat, low fat or something else? Link to published paper: http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/51/15/1111

Duration:00:16:00

CT-derived fractional flow reserve - are we there yet?

9/12/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Dr. Ronak Rajani from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London. They discuss the clinical trials and applications of FFR CT. Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/103/15/1216.long

Duration:00:14:17