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This podcast delivers Dr. John Mandrola’s summary and perspective on top news of the week that cardiologists can’t miss.

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This podcast delivers Dr. John Mandrola’s summary and perspective on top news of the week that cardiologists can’t miss.

    March 5, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    March 5, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Cardiac studies in professional athletes after COVID-19 infection, percutaneous valve repair, AF screening, and social media are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment https://www.medscape.com/index/twic
    COVID and the Athletic Heart
    Incidence of Cardiac Pathology Post-COVID in Pro Athletes Prevalence of Inflammatory Heart Disease Among Professional Athletes With Prior COVID-19 Infection Who Received Systematic Return-to-Play Cardiac Screening https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2777308
    Percutaneous Valve Repair
    Delirium Common, Costly After Mitral, Tricuspid Valve Repair https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946736
    Prevalence and Impact of Post-Procedural Delirium After Percutaneous Repair of Mitral and Tricuspid Valves https://www.jacc.org/doi/full/10.1016/j.jcin.2020.11.031
    AF Screening
    AF Screening in Asymptomatic Older Individuals Shows Promise https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946844
    Screening for Atrial Fibrillation in the Older Population A Randomized Clinical Trial https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2776728
    Social Media
    JAMA Podcast on Racism in Medicine Faces Backlash https://www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/news/20210304/jama-podcast-on-racism-in-medicine-faces-backlash
    Time's Up Founder Choo Accused in Harassment Mishandling https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946678
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    • 17 min
    Feb 26, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Feb 26, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Risk factors for COVID-19, CMR after COVID-19, and two important obesity studies are discussed in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment https://www.medscape.com/index/twic
    Cardiometabolic Conditions and COVID19
    Most Severe COVID Tied to Four Cardiometabolic Conditions https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946488
    Coronavirus Disease 2019 Hospitalizations Attributable to Cardiometabolic Conditions in the United States: A Comparative Risk Assessment Analysis https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/JAHA.120.019259
    CMR after COVID19
    Myocardial Injury Seen on MRI in 54% of Recovered COVID https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946287
    Patterns of myocardial injury in recovered troponin-positive COVID-19 patients assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab075
    Obesity Trials
    Semaglutide for Weight Loss? A Good First STEP, With Caveats https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945630
    Once-Weekly Semaglutide in Adults with Overweight or Obesity https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2032183
    Major Breakthrough in Weight Loss With Semaglutide? https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940841
    Effect of Subcutaneous Semaglutide vs Placebo as an Adjunct to Intensive Behavioral Therapy on Body Weight in Adults With Overweight or Obesity https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2777025
    Features
    Fired for Good Judgment a Sign of Physicians' Lost Respect https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946286
    A Tribute to Bernard Lown https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946447
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    • 20 min
    Feb 19, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Feb 19, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Bernard Lown, Type 2 MI, Sacubitril/Valsartan and COVID19 anticoagulation are discussed in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment https://www.medscape.com/twic
    COVID
    Israeli Study Finds Pfizer Vaccine 95% Effective Against COVID-19 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945962
    Bernard Lown
    Cardiologist, Antiwar Activist Bernard Lown Dies at 99 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945966
    Type 2 MI
    New Light Cast on Type-2 MI Aims to Sharpen Diagnosis, Therapy https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946075
    Early AC in COVID19
    More Evidence Supports Early Anticoagulation in COVID-19 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945902
    Sacubitril/Valsartan
    FDA Expands Sacubitril/Valsartan Indication to Embrace Some HFpEF https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945936
    Five Reasons Sacubitril/Valsartan Should NOT Be Approved for HFpEF https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944168
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    • 19 min
    Feb 12, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Feb 12, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Prediabetes, AI and ECGs, HFpEF, and observational studies are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment http://www.medscape.com/twic
    Pre-diabetes
    'Prediabetes' Unlikely to Progress to Diabetes in Older Adults https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945511
    Mobile QT Interval Measurement
    Using AI, Mobile ECG Aims to Expand QTc Screening Horizons https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945484 Giudicessi JR et al.
    Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Assessment of the Heart Rate Corrected QT Interval Using a Mobile Electrocardiogram Device | Circulation (ahajournals.org) https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/suppl/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.050231
    HFpEF
    Exercise Quandary in HFpEF: Training Regimens Fall Short in Trial https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945621
    Observational Study Follies
    Statins Linked to Reduced Postop Adhesions, Bowel Obstruction https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945686
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    • 19 min
    Feb 5, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Feb 5, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Carotid screening, AF and alcohol, subcutaneous ICD, and medical education are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment http://www.medscape.com/twic
    Carotid Screening
    USPSTF Again Recommends Against Carotid Stenosis Screening https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945202
    Subcutaneous ICD Recall
    FDA Recalls Subcutaneous-ICD Leads Due to Fracture Risk https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945168
    Alcohol and AF
    Alcohol and the Electric Atrium, Part 2: When BAC Exceeds the Legal Limit https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945297
    Medical Education
    USMLE Stuns Again: Clinical Skills Test Permanently Ended https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944756
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    • 20 min
    Jan 29, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    Jan 29, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast

    AF and COVID-19, microthrombi in COVID-19 autopsies, vericiguat, and POTS are the topics covered by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast. To read a partial transcript or to comment: http://www.medscape.com/twic
    AF and COVID
    AF at COVID-19 Admission Predicts Mortality, Demands Vigilance https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944802
    Microthrombi and COVID
    Microthrombi, Necrosis Seen in COVID-19 Hearts on Autopsy https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944783
    Vericiguat
    FDA Approval Adds Vericiguat (Verquvo) to HF Treatment Options https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944434
    POTS:
    Lower-Body Compression Trims Orthostatic Tachycardia in POTS https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944791
    Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): A critical assessment https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2020.03.010
    Canadian Cardiovascular Society Position Statement on Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Related Disorders of Chronic Orthostatic Intolerance https://www.onlinecjc.ca/article/S0828-282X(19)31550-8/fulltext#secsectitle0130
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    • 18 min

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