Oct 13 Cardiology News
Noninvasive tests for chest pain evaluation, the obesity epidemic, the costs of cardiac device recalls, and DOAC-drug interactions are reviewed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Heart Failure and AF: Where Does Ablation Fit in?
CASTLE-AF and AATAC show that ablation for coexisting AF reduces mortality patients with heart failure.'Sinus rhythm matters,'says Dr Di Biase. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PURE Confusion: Observational Data Can't Tell Us What to Eat
The PURE study suggests that dietary saturated fat is good and carbohydrates bad, but nutritional guidelines should be based purely on randomized data, argues Dr O'Donoghue. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

With Sudden Death, Don't Automatically Blame the Heart
Drs Gayatri Acharya, Michael Ackerman, and Peter Noseworthy discuss the importance of investigating sudden deaths in light of new research showing that many presumed sudden cardiac deaths are not cardiac in origin. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 9, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Oct 6 Cardiology News
Stopping aspirin, TAVR durability, meditation, triathlon risk, and BP control in low-income patients are discussed by Dr Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 6, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Rory Collins
Professor Collins'' random'path to medical statistics took him across three continents, to the Presidential inaugural ball of a certain peanut farmer, and even to knighthood. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Sep 29 Cardiology News
Oxygen therapy in stroke, physical activity, hospital rankings, MRI labeling of cardiac devices, and PFO closure are discussed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 29, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Sep 22 Cardiology News
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Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 22, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

ESC 2017: Updates in Antithrombotic Strategies
Drs Jolly and Granger discuss three trials presented at ESC 2017 that are making waves in thrombocardiology. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 20, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Lipid-Lowering, CV Effects of Anacetrapib REVEALed
(Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 18, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Sep 15 Cardiology News
PFO closure for recurrent stroke prevention, hormone replacement in women, DAPT, obesity, and fentanyl are discussed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 15, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

ESC 2017: Lipids and Prevention Takeaways
Dr Jolly leads a roundtable discussion on the very low LDL-C subanalysis from FOURIER, the PURE nutrition study, and REVEAL. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Sep 8 Cardiology News
CETP inhibition, stroke deaths, BP goals, NSAIDs, and surgical left atrial appendage closure are the topics discussed by Dr Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 8, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

CANTOS: Future Promise for Targeting Inflammation in CVD
Modulating the inflammatory cascade was beneficial in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease with some surprising off-target effects. Drs Yancy and Byrne review the implications of CANTOS. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 7, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

CANTOS: Lowering Inflammation, Not LDL-C, to Reduce CVD
Dr Mandrola interviews the PI of CANTOS, presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress, who's spent his career researching the anti-inflammatory hypothesis of cardiovascular disease. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Sep 1 Cardiology News
Dr John Mandrola discusses the PURE, CANTOS, anacetrapib, COMPASS, and CASTLE-AF studies from ESC 2017 in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 1, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Aug 25 Cardiology News
Cancer and ischemic events, cardiac-arrest survival, alcohol, PCSK9i costs, and an ESC preview are discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 25, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Echo Case: Why Is There Dyspnea? Start With the Doppler
Dr Wharton narrates a case of a patient with a history of rheumatic heart disease. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 25, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Echo Case: Why Is There Dyspnea? Start With the Doppler
Dr Wharton narrates a case of a patient with a history or rheumatic heart disease. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 25, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Think Whole Food, Not 'Out of the Box' for Heart Healthy Diet
Dr Acharya interviews Mayo nutrition experts Drs Kopecky and Frantz to glean practical diet advice for patients. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 22, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Aug 18 Cardiology News
Lipid-lowering therapy, off-pump bypass, nonobstructive CAD, the obesity paradox, and ACS treatment in the elderly are discussed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 18, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

HF and CKD: Learning With Nephrologists
Patients with kidney disease are often excluded from heart failure trials. Dr Ileana Pi ñ a was among the HF experts invited to a meeting with nephrologists to learn how to manage such patients. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 17, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Complexities Behind High Prescription Prices
Drs Harrington and Kesselheim discuss the varied reasons why prescription drugs are so pricey and whether policies can interrupt this alarming trend. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 14, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Aug 11 Cardiology News
Statins after stroke, MI definition, dietary sodium, gene editing, and a potential new way to image coronaries are the topics discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Behind the Scenes of a First Presentation at a Major Meeting
With video blogs and photos we follow Sheila Sahni as she prepares to give her first major presentation at a medical meeting. Would she do it again? (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Cardiologists Are Hungry for Knowledge on Nutrition
Dr Devries reviews why almost all cardiologists he surveyed want to educate their patients on nutrition, yet almost none have received any formal education on the topic. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

CANTOS: Dousing the Fire Within to Reduce CVD
Dr O ’ Donoghue discusses preliminary results from the CANTOS trial of canakinumab, a unique anti-inflammatory agent which represents a new pathway for treating cardiovascular disease. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 7, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Aug 4 Cardiology News
Behavior counseling in type 2 diabetes, FDA regulation of tobacco, cuff BP readings, smoking cessation, and CV genetics are discussed this week. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 4, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Kathiresan and Topol on Genomics of Heart Disease
Eric Topol speaks with Sekar Kathiresan about cardiovascular genomics, why'DNA isn't destiny,'and why we still have heart attacks in spite of statins. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Jul 28 Cardiology News
Obstructive sleep apnea, changes in diet, AF ablation, statin rechallenge, and prediabetes are covered in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 28, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Life After the FDA: Mining Data and Reducing Disparities
Dr Califf talks about his new role at Verily and how data mining and data sharing could reduce disparities in care and improve patient outcomes. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 20, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Snapshot of the Heart Failure Guideline Focused Update
Dr Pi ñ a runs through some of the key takeaways from the ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update of the guidelines on the management of heart failure. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 17, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Jul 14 Cardiology News
Declining rates of sudden death in patients with heart failure, a new indication for TAVR, coffee (again), and counseling the well are the topics discussed by Dr Mandrola in this week ’ s podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 14, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Dr Rob Califf on His Short-Lived Tenure as FDA Commissioner
From being critiqued by Bernie Sanders to the controversial Duchenne drug approval decision, Dr Califf recounts his experiences as FDA commissioner. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 6, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts