Cardiac Emergencies Perspective

 
 
  • Oct 22 2021 This Week in Cardiology   Aspirin for primary prevention, induced hypothermia, half-dose DOAC, and social media, are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Heart Failure: Fighting for Life: Advanced Strategies   Clinicians discuss options for patients with progressive or refractory disease who may be candidates for surgical interventions to improve their life outcomes.
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Risk Stratification Current and novel markers show promise for better accuracy of risk assessment for sudden cardiac death in patients with this condition.
  • ESC 2021 Heart Failure Drug Management Tips and Tricks   Drs Ileana Piña and Carolyn Lam discuss how they juggle all the drugs indicated for patients with heart failure.
  • Complete Revascularization in STEMI A case that prompts a review of the data and the practical considerations that affect the decision to intervene on nonculprit lesions in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
  • Sep 17 2021 This Week in Cardiology   Cardiac arrest care, finerenone, carotids, meds post TAVI: less is more and the new may not be as grand as the tried and true. John Mandrola, MD, provides a third ESC review.
  • Beyond Medical Boundaries: Could This Be Witchcraft? There had been an argument. A member of the patient's immigrant community had uttered an incantation. What followed in her medical course could not easily be explained.
  • Heart Failure: Fighting for Life: Breaking the Cycle   Cardiologists discuss reasons for the high rate of rehospitalization in HF patients and key strategies to limit the need for readmission.
  • Aug 13 2021 This Week in Cardiology   COVID-19, vaccine-induced myocarditis, Watchman complications, SGLT2 inhibitors, and cardiogenic shock are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Managing Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: New Guidelines and Drugs   Cardiologist Christopher DeSimone speaks with Steve Ommen about new AHA/ACC guidelines, emerging treatments, and the importance of focused HCM care.
  • A Cardiac 'Electrical Storm' Is Coming! Dr Mattu describes and offers advice on evaluating and caring for patients presenting with a cardiac condition known as the 'electrical storm.'
  • Lessons From the Save of Christian Eriksen's Life The Danish soccer star went from 'being gone' to resuscitated. His widely watched experience teaches many lessons about improving care for sudden cardiac death, a major public health problem.
  • Jun 18 2021 This Week in Cardiology   COVID vaccine myocarditis, Christian Eriksen and sudden cardiac death, therapeutic hypothermia, and revascularization of stable CAD are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Living to 100 Age 99 was not good enough. My patient enlisted my help to change her advance directive. She wanted to make it to 100, and she wanted the birthday card to show for it.
  • Heart Failure: Fighting for Life   Cardiologists from Stanford University Medical Center discuss management of heart failure, ranging from patients living for decades with the disease to those requiring repeat hospitalizations.
  • ACC 2021 REHAB-HF Lays Groundwork for Recovery of Function Post HF   Ileana Pina speaks with Dalane Kitzman about a tailored strategy of physical rehabilitation to improve balance, strength, mobility, and endurance after acute HF.
  • ACC 2021 Eight Things to Know About the LAAOS III Trial The trial, showing a benefit for surgical left appendage occlusion in patients with AF undergoing cardiac surgery, should change practice, but there are caveats, notes John Mandrola, MD.
  • AF Ablation Latest: Whom to Treat and How Early to Intervene   Drs Thomas Munger and Peter Noseworthy weigh the results of recent data on early intervention in AF in light of CABANA and other trials.
  • New Pediatric Advanced Life Support Guidelines Raise Questions   Drs Robert Glatter, Peter Antevy, and Paul Pepe discuss why they disagree with the scientific interpretation behind two new recommendations for pediatric advanced life support.
  • COVID and the Athlete's Heart   When is it safe to return to play after having COVID? Bob Harrington and Manesh Patel discuss our evolving understanding of how SARS-CoV-2 affects the hearts of athletes and weekend warriors.