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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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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 57 Ratings

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.

    Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: who and why to test and how to intervene?

    Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: who and why to test and how to intervene?

    In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Professor James Rudd, is joined by Dr Ali Vazir from The Royal Brompton Hospital in London. They discuss all aspects of sleep-disordered breathing and why it's important to be aware of this condition. 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/109/24/1864.info

    • 24 min
    Does AF ablation reduce mortality?

    Does AF ablation reduce mortality?

    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

    • 18 min
    Exercise training in heart failure

    Exercise training in heart failure

    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

    • 19 min
    Automated external defibrillator location and socioeconomic deprivation in Great Britain

    Automated external defibrillator location and socioeconomic deprivation in Great Britain

    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

    • 15 min
    Cardiogeriatrics - what it is and why you should know about it

    Cardiogeriatrics - what it is and why you should know about it

    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

    • 24 min
    Using smartwatches to measure VO2 max - is it helpful in ACHD patients?

    Using smartwatches to measure VO2 max - is it helpful in ACHD patients?

    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 

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

magsafer ,

Fun show

This is a good listen for generalists and cardiologists too. My wife is a doctor and enjoys it.

Atalexis ,

Best podcast at the BMJ!

Prof Rudd is such a good host. I like the variety of guests interviewed too. The editing is excellent so congrats to the backroom crew.

TonyWilsonMCR ,

Great podcast

One of the best podcasts out there for cardiology information. Good host, who is a practicing cardiologist.

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