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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. * 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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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. * 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.

    Improving doctors' wellbeing - what can be done?

    Improving doctors' wellbeing - what can be done?

    In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Dr Joanna Poole, an anaesthetics trainee who has been instrumental in publicising doctors' negative experiences within the NHS. These were picked up by the GMC and fed into its recent report on caring for doctors. Please see the links below to Jo's Guardian interview, the GMC report and her blog post.
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    Links:
    https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/mar/28/nhs-trainee-doctors-denied-leave-dossier-hospitals
    https://www.dauk.org/blog/2019/3/26/guest-blog-dr-joanna-poole-post-mortem-of-a-career
    https://www.gmc-uk.org/-/media/documents/caring-for-doctors-caring-for-patients_pdf-80706341.pdf

    • 28 min
    Kawasaki disease - a global issue

    Kawasaki disease - a global issue

    In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Professor Robert Tulloh from Bristol. They discuss his recent review on the lifetime cardiovascular management of patients with previous Kawasaki disease.
    If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically downloaded to your phone and computer. Also, please consider leaving us a review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
    Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2019/12/16/heartjnl-2019-315925

    • 19 min
    Lifestyle treatments for atrial fibrillation

    Lifestyle treatments for atrial fibrillation

    In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Professor Prash Sanders from the University of Adelaide. They discuss the ideas behind lifestyle modifications to treat AF, the evidence behind this and how to deliver a service.
    If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically downloaded to your phone and computer. Also, please consider leaving us a review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
    Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2019/11/11/heartjnl-2019-315327.

    • 15 min
    Artificial intelligence in cardiovascular imaging

    Artificial intelligence in cardiovascular imaging

    In this episode of the Heart podcast, James Rudd is joined by Professor Paul Leeson from Oxford. They discuss the science behind AI as applied to imaging. Current and future applications are highlighted, plus some challenges of which we should all be aware.

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    Links
    https://www.rdm.ox.ac.uk/people/paul-leeson
    http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/73/11/1317

    • 23 min
    A heart failure extravaganza!

    A heart failure extravaganza!

    In this double-length episode of the Heart podcast, James Rudd is joined by Dr Stephen Pettit from Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. They discuss cardiogenic shock, HFPEF, new drugs for heart failure, optimisation after CRT and why heart failure is a great choice of speciality for young cardiologists.
    Our next podcast episode will be released in early January 2020.
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    Link to Dr Pettit's profile - https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/consultant-profiles/dr-stephen-pettit

    • 36 min
    Frequent PVCs - to treat or not to treat?

    Frequent PVCs - to treat or not to treat?

    In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Dr Marc Deyell from the University of British Columbia. They discuss his Heart paper "Outcomes of untreated frequent premature ventricular complexes with normal left ventricular function" and how it might influence practice.
    If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically downloaded to your phone and computer. Also, please consider leaving us a review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2
    Link to published paper:
    https://heart.bmj.com/content/105/18/1408
    https://heart.bmj.com/content/105/18/1386

    • 16 min

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