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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 Link to published paper: John Mandrola's podcast at Medscape -...

Duration:00:17:57

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...

Duration:00:16:55

Orbita - 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. Link to published papers and podcasts:...

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

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

Life on the conference trail - an ESC 2017 preview show with Shelley Wood from TCTMD.com

8/22/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Shelley Wood, a journalist and managing editor of TCTMD.com. They discuss how to get the most from a medical conference, what’s going to be big at ESC 2017 and why you should always pack your running shoes in your conference bag. Link to TCTMD: https://www.tctmd.com/

Duration:00:13:32

Reuse of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices

8/14/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Dr Raja Selvaraj from the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India. They discuss the pressing need for the reuse of cardiac devices in low and middle income countries and his research in this area. Link to published paper: http://heartasia.bmj.com/content/9/1/59

Duration:00:12:18

How does going to space affect our health?

7/31/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Professor Benjamin Levine from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas. They discuss the physiological challenges presented by space travel and how astronauts can adapt. And James discovers he could still become an astronaut (at least as far as his heart is concerned) - there’s hope yet! Link to published paper: http://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/14262/benjamin-levine.html

Duration:00:12:47

Tips for publishing your research

7/13/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Heart Editor-In-Chief Professor Catherine Otto from Seattle, USA. They discuss actionable steps for getting your research published. Spoiler - it all starts with a good question! Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/06/23/heartjnl-2017-311806

Duration:00:12:36

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection - why does it happen?

6/30/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Dr David Adlam from the University of Leicester. They discuss spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) - its pathology, aetiology, diagnosis and treatment. Dr Adler is happy to be emailed about adding patients to SCAD registry and to give clinical advice to other physicians. Link to published paper: http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/03/31/heartjnl-2016-310320.info

Duration:00:16:24

An MR-guided approach to angina management - the MR INFORM Study

6/14/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Professor Eike Nagel from the Frankfurt Institute for Translational Cardiovascular Imaging. They discuss how cardiac MRI can guide the management of patients with angina, as demonstrated in the MR Inform study, presented as a late-breaking trial at ACC 2017. They also touch on the latest NICE guidelines for management of stable angina. Link to Study:...

Duration:00:14:33

Cardiology in Focus - the launch plan

6/7/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr James Rudd is joined by Dr Jubin Joseph from St Thomas’ Hospital, London. They discuss a new section in Heart, aimed particularly at cardiology trainees and fellows, called Cardiology in Focus. They also highlight the attractiveness of cardiology as a specialty as well as some of the current challenges that it faces.

Duration:00:10:05

Assessing stable chest pain - a NICE win for CT

5/11/2017
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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor Dr. James Rudd is joined by Professor Adam Timmis from Barts Heart Centre. The UK NICE committee updated their stable chest pain guidelines in 2016 and this was controversial. They discuss the changes in the guidelines since 2010. Link to published paper: heartjnl-2015-308341 http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/04/27/heartjnl-2015-308341

Duration:00:10:20

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