Cardiology Perspective

 
 

  • Feb 3 2023 This Week in Cardiology   A possible major breakthrough in thinking about diastolic dysfunction and HFpEF, MRI scanning and cardiac devices, and AF and dementia are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast.
  • Commenting on Weight's Not Rude. It's Dangerous. Making comments about a patient's weight can be seen as bias. Dr Gonsahn-Bollie gives advice on how to talk about weight with patients.
  • Docs Get Clever With ChatGPT   Alok S. Patel, MD, discusses the use of chatbot technology in healthcare and shares examples.
  • The New Blood Pressure Target in Primary Care   Dr Neil Skolnik discusses the rationale for the new lower blood pressure target for adults with hypertension.
  • Do Liberal State Policies Really Save Lives?   A study looking at mortality in working-age adults finds big differences between red and blue states.
  • S2 Episode 2: Recognizing the Signs: Heart Failure and Type 2 Diabetes   Join Dr Carol Wysham and Dr Javed Butler as they discuss the stealth complication of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes, including subtle signs and symptoms of heart failure and the importance of early detection and treatment.
  • S2 Episode 1: How to Care for Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes   Drs Carol Wysham and Medha N. Munshi discuss the unique challenges and strategies when treating older adults with type 2 diabetes.
  • Universal Testing for Lp(a): What Are We Waiting For? A retired cardiologist with a personal history with the atherogenic molecule calls for universal testing for lipoprotein (a).
  • Fitting-Room Approach for Diabetes Meds: Try It First Letting patients choose their own medications is not the norm, but a recent study of patients with diabetes found that when offered a choice, patients actually chose the best medication for them.
  • 'I Cry but No One Cares': Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2023 Burnout is up and is harming physicians' health and relationships. More than 9100 physicians told us what's causing their burnout and depression, how it affects them, and what they're doing about it.
  • Jan 27 2023 This Week in Cardiology   Exercise for AF, drugs have more than one effect, AI bots and the future of medicine, and the good and bad news about prognosis in HF are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week's podcast.
  • Novel CPR for Patients With Nonshockable Rhythms   Robert D. Glatter, MD; Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH; and Ryan P. Quinn, BS, EMS, discuss and provide a demo of a novel resuscitation technique for patients with non-shockable rhythms in cardiac arrest.
  • ChatGPT: To Bot or Not to Bot? Chatbots are taking the information world by storm, including medicine and scholarly medical publications.
  • Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia: What Do We Know?   Cardiologists Jag Singh and Jared Bunch discuss the link between atrial fibrillation and cognitive dysfunction, including vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • 75 Years: A Look Back on Methotrexate's Fascinating History Dr David Warmflash recounts how the meandering path of early research into chemotherapy for hematologic malignancies later led to methotrexate's importance for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.
  • The Gas Stove Debate Hinges on One Bad Word   Amid all the scaremongering about having gas stoves torn from houses, Dr F. Perry Wilson drills down on his biggest research pet peeve.
  • Medscape Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2023 Physicians discuss their personal and professional happiness, how they strive for work-life balance, and successes and failures in looking after their own physical and mental health.
  • Jan 20 2023 This Week in Cardiology   The loop diuretic duels, adverse events during hospital admissions, BP accuracy, and left main revascularization strategies (again) are the topics John Mandrola discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • Damar Hamlin's Cardiac Arrest: Key Lessons   Robert D. Glatter, MD; Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH; and Michael "Mick" S. Molloy, MB, BCH, BAO, MSc, MCH, discuss the emergency team's response to Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest and possible causes.
  • The Mathematician Who Knows Uncertainty Is Unavoidable   Eric Topol and Abraham Verghese chat with the UK's professor Hannah Fry about taking risks and asking the right questions.