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

Tuesday Jan 02, 2024

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Professor Adrian Brady from Glasgow. They discuss the latest NICE guidelines for hypertension, and how they compare to the American and European guidelines. 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/2023/11/07/heartjnl-2022-322118
 

Tuesday Dec 19, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Prof Christopher Wong and Dr Samuel Tu from the University of Adelaide. They discuss a UK Biobank study that aims to decipher the links between diet and the later onset of atrial fibrillation. 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/109/22/1683

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Prof Gerhard Poelzl from Innsbruck in Austria. They discuss the importance of determining the aetiology of heart failure for prognosis prediction via his work on mediation analysis of ejection fraction. 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/2023/09/18/heartjnl-2023-322803

Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Juliette van Hattum from Amsterdam Medical Centre. They discuss her study about follow-up of athletes after Covid-19 infection, the effects on the heart, resuming high-level sport and whether any athletes had to retire as a result of Covid-19 infection. 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/2023/09/03/heartjnl-2023-323058

Tuesday Nov 07, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Samuel Kim from Cornell Medical Center. They discuss all aspects of FH  including screening, diagnosis and management. 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/109/19/1486

Tuesday Oct 24, 2023

 In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Jason Andrade from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. They discuss all aspects of asymptomatic and device-detected atrial fibrillation. 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/2023/07/28/heartjnl-2023-322428?rss=1 

Tuesday Oct 10, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Emily Atkins from The George Institute in Sydney, Australia. They discuss the use of low-dose combination medications for treating hypertension. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2023/07/25/heartjnl-2022-322300 and https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014067362101922X?via%3Dihub

Tuesday Sep 26, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Seamus Whelton from John's Hopkins School of Medicine. They discuss his paper all about calcium scoring applications and future clinical trials. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2023/05/01/heartjnl-2022-321711

Tuesday Sep 12, 2023

In this episode of the podcast, Andrew Perry chats with Dr. Decrue and Dr. Miller on the topic of their review paper on ambient air pollution and maternal cardiovascular health. They discuss how air pollution affects the cardiovascular system and why pregnancy is a particularly vulnerable period.
If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
Link to published paper:https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2023/05/22/heartjnl-2022-322259

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Henry Savage from Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. They discuss his review paper on sequencing HFrEF medications. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a podcast review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
Link to published paper:
https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2022/11/11/heartjnl-2022-321497

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