Heart Podcast

Heart is an international, peer-reviewed journal that keeps cardiologists up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Each issue contains original research, accompanying editorials and reviews.

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Episodes

3 days ago

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Prof Finn Akerstrom from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. They discuss his observational study on AF ablation and mortality. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper:
https://heart.bmj.com/content/110/3/163

Tuesday May 07, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Grace Dibben from the University of Glasgow. They discuss the evidence for exercise training in heart failure patients. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/110/5/373

Tuesday Apr 23, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Tom Burgoine and Dr Chris Wilkinson from the Universities of York and Cambridge. They discuss the distribution of AEDs in relation to deprivation and how things could be improved. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/110/3/188

Tuesday Apr 09, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Akshay Gaur and Dr David Warriner from Doncaster, Sheffield and Leeds hospitals, UK. They discuss the concept of caring for elderly patients with heart conditions and the helpful role of a cardio geriatrician. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2024/01/11/heartjnl-2022-322117

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Tomio Tran from Seattle. They discuss his paper about how well smartwatches measure peak oxygen consumption compared to CPET in ACHD subjects. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper:https://heart.bmj.com/content/110/5/353 

Tuesday Mar 12, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Norman Briffa, a cardiac surgeon from Sheffield, UK. They discuss his review paper about anti-thrombotic strategies after valve intervention, both transcatheter and surgical. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper:https://heart.bmj.com/content/110/2/87.long

Predicting the risk of CVD

Tuesday Feb 27, 2024

Tuesday Feb 27, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Dinesh Kalra from Louisville, Kentucky. They discuss all aspects of ASCVD risk prediction using examples of three different scoring systems in use around the world. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper:https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2023/11/02/heartjnl-2023-322928

Tuesday Feb 13, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd meets Professor Kazem Rahimi, the new editor-in-chief of Heart, from Oxford, UK. They discuss his career in clinical cardiology and cardiovascular research and his vision for the future of Heart. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper:
https://heart.bmj.com/content/110/1/1

Tuesday Jan 30, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd is joined by Dr Michiel Rienstra and Dr Tim Koldenhof from Groningen in The Netherlands. They discuss a secondary analysis of the AFFIRM study, comparing beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers for paroxysmal AF ventricular rate control. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.
Link to published paper:
https://heart.bmj.com/content/109/23/1759.long

Tuesday Jan 16, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Carlos Collet from Aalst, Belgium. They discuss how CT imaging can help all aspects of PCI. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 or wherever you get your podcasts - it's really helpful.Link to published paper:https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2023/09/19/heartjnl-2023-322889

* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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