Cardiac Emergencies Perspective

 
 
  • What's the Optimal Temp Management After Cardiac Arrest? Early adopters, beware of the litany of therapies that fail the scrutiny of multiple large RCTs.
  • Episode 5: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension   Drs Vallerie McLaughlin and Richard Channick discuss the diagnosis and treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
  • Aug 26 2022 This Week in Cardiology   Early rhythm control in AF, treating coronary artery disease before transcatheter aortic valve implantation, and an ESC 2022 preview are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast.
  • Aug 5 2022 This Week in Cardiology   Hyperkalemia in heart failure, CV health in America, primary prevention ICDs, and a debate about posters at medical meetings are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD in this week’s podcast.
  • Post-Arrest Angiography for Non-STE Patients? According to Dr Amal Mattu, post–cardiac arrest patients who lack ST-segment elevation are unlikely to benefit from emergent coronary angiography.
  • Jul 29 2022 This Week in Cardiology   A big new HF and EP trial, doctors and probability, LV assist devices in cardiogenic shock, vitamin D, and exercise in PAD are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Medical Necessity vs Therapeutic Fashion How will the sharp eye of history view the procedures and tests we routinely do? Could better critical appraisal sort the medically necessary from those that will eventually fall out of fashion?
  • Jul 15 2022 This Week In Cardiology   The LIFE study, multimorbidity and evidence translation, cardiac arrest and therapeutic fashion, diabetes and cardiology, and EP cuts are the topics John Mandrola, MD, tackles in this week’s podcast.
  • The Significance of the 'Creatinine Bump'   How much should we worry about a rise in creatinine level when administering diuretics in cardiorenal syndrome?
  • Why I've Changed My Mind About Shared Decision-Making Shared decision-making is too often an excuse for dubious care, leading this cardiologist to have a change of heart.
  • Diabetes & Kidney Disease: A Heart in Jeopardy: Helping a Hero   An Air Force veteran with CKD shares his experience managing multiple chronic conditions and participating in research trials.
  • Adieu, Interventional Cardiology: My Journey to a New Ikigai How do you know when it's time to let go of a career path that was your raison d'etre? Health problems set this cardiologist on a spiritual journey to find out.
  • Are All Medical Errors Now Crimes? The Nurse Vaught Verdict   Drs Robert Glatter, Jane Barnsteiner, and Megan Ranney discuss medical errors related to medication dispensing, inspired by a recent event.
  • Apr 1 2022 This Week in Cardiology   Coronary CTA, semaglutide, coronary artery calcium, exercise, and an ACC and EHRA preview are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast.
  • How to Stop SVT in Kids Tricks of the trade depend on the age of the child. For supraventricular tachycardia, try these maneuvers first.
  • Diabetes & Kidney Disease: A Heart in Jeopardy: When Persistence Pays Off   After decades of failed trials, experts explain the significance of the arrival of inhibitors and nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists for patients with CKD.
  • Jan 28 2022 This Week in Cardiology   AF Screening, alcohol, sports-related sudden death, non-MD-led healthcare, and CPR are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Should We Always Offer CPR? The case of an elderly unconscious patient prompts this doctor to question why CPR is the default strategy and brings to mind the hero of a Hemingway short story.
  • Dr. Glaucomflecken on Why We Can All Use a Laugh Right Now   Two bouts with cancer and a cardiac arrest at age 35 haven't stopped this ophthalmologist-comedian from becoming a social media phenomenon for hilariously poking fun at medicine and himself.
  • A Young Doctor Explores Near-Death Experiences General practitioner François Lallier, MD, PhD, talks to Medscape France about his dissertation on near-death experiences and why it is important for physicians to be open-minded.