Arrhythmia & EP Perspective

 
 
  • ECG Challenge: Unusual Heart Sound The second heart sound of this 57-year-old patient is widely split. What does the ECG reveal?
  • TCT 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from TCT 2021
  • Sleep Apnea Has Many Faces A 62-year-old patient was forgetting things and was worried she might be developing dementia.
  • Obesity in Patients with Heart Failure and LV Assist Devices A look at best management strategies for patients with this condition.
  • Oct 8 2021 This Week in Cardiology   Two NEJM papers on mRNA-related myocarditis, AF and stroke, intensifying BP meds, and CCTA and high-sensitivity troponin are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast.
  • Four People With Cough and Dyspnea After Attending a Baseball Game Four patients present to an emergency department with cough, dyspnea, fever, and other symptoms on the same afternoon. What's your diagnosis?
  • 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.
  • Screening for AF: More Questions Than Answers The LOOP and STROKESTOP trials have given us some answers about how best to screen patients for AF, but they have also left us with more questions.
  • 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.
  • ECG Challenge: What Caused This Man's Atrial Arrhythmia? A 77-year-old hypertensive man has atrial fibrillation, but his ECG patterns reveal more about the arrythmia.
  • Sep 24 2021 This Week in Cardiology   Dual antiplatelet therapy after PCI, statin side effects, nightshift work and AF, and a cautionary note regarding therapeutic enthusiasm in HF care are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • 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.
  • What Can You Do About AF in Primary Care?   The latest evidence on the prevention and management of atrial fibrillation provides guidance to primary care clinicians.
  • Sep 10 2021 This Week in Cardiology   ESC Wrap-up Part II: EMPEROR-Preserved, and the STEP, Guide-HF, and IAMI trials are discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast.
  • Sep 3 2021 This Week in Cardiology   EMPEROR-Preserved, the LOOP study, ablate-and-pace for AF, and salt substitute and stroke: John Mandrola, MD provides a first of two ESC reviews.
  • A Woman With Fatigue, Palpitations, and Headache A previously healthy 34-year-old woman reports with fatigue, palpitations, headache, dyspnea, and difficulty sleeping. What's your diagnosis?
  • ESC 2021 Ablate-and-Pace Delivers a Huge Win for Those Sick With AF In terms of clinical practice, the APAF-CRT trial was the standout from ESC for this electrophysiologist.
  • ESC 2021 Lessons on AF Screening From the LOOP Study Screening for AF with an implantable monitor was not associated with lower stroke or systemic embolism overall, but the AF threshold was low and usual care was excellent, notes John Mandrola, MD.
  • Aug 27 2021 This Week in Cardiology   COVID-19, NEJM vaccine safety paper, full-dose anticoagulation in COVID-19, AF and Exercise, and early results on EMPEROR -Preserved are the studies John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.
  • ESC 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESC 2021