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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://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312699. You can read the related editorial...

Duration:00:11:55

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

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

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

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