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CARDIO INTERVIEWS
Cardio Interviews feature in depth 1 to 1 interviews by world experts in the field of cardiology. These educational videos showcase leading experts tackling current topics and controversial issues in medicine today. These interviews can be viewed by clicking on the relevant links below or using the category search form.
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2017-09-11
In this interview, we talk to Dr James Uprichard, Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Centre for Haemostasis and Thrombosis, St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust, about the advantages and limitations of these novel oral anticoagulants. For …
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2017-09-04 by Prof Juan Carlos Kaski
Cardio Debate provided daily highlights from the ESC Congress 2017 recently held in Barcelona, Spain, with editor-in-chief Professor Juan Carlos Kaski from St George's University of London, UK. In this edition of #CardioInterviews he talks about the …
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2017-03-13
​​ In this free-access CardioEd resource from the recent Cardiology Update 2016 meeting organised by St George's, University of London, Dr Irina Savelieva, cardiologist at St George's Hospital, University of London, UK, talks about the challenges …
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2017-03-06
​​ In this free-access CardioEd resource from the recent Cardiology Update 2016 meeting organised by St George's, University of London, Prof David Holt , Professor of Bio-Analytics at St George's University of London, UK, talks about …
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2017-02-27
​​ In this free-access CardioEd resource from the recent Cardiology Update 2016 meeting organised by St George's, University of London, UK, Prof Atholl Johnston, Professor of clinical pharmacology at Barts London School of Medicine and Dentistry-Queen …
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2017-02-20
​​ In this free-access CardioEd resource from the recent Cardiology Update 2016 meeting organised by St George's University of London, UK, Dr Riccardo Cappato, Head of Research Institute Electrophysiology and Clinical Arrhythmology at Humanitas Hospital in …
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2017-02-13
​​ In this free-access CardioEd resource from the recent Cardiology Update 2016 meeting organised by St George's University of London, UK, Dr Steve Austin, consultant haemotologist from St George's University Hospital's Foundation Trust talks about the …
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2017-02-06
​​ Cardio Debate talks to Prof Francisco Leyva from Aston University, Birmingham and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London, UK, about his presentation in the Heart Failure section during the Cardiology Update 2016 meeting, organised by St …
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2017-01-30
​​ Cardio Debate talks to Dr Alexander Lyon about his presentation in the Heart Failure section during the Cardiology Update 2016 meeting, organised by St George's, University of London on the 2nd December 2016 at the RSA in …
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2017-01-02
Prof John Beltrame from the University of Adelaide, Australia, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about the NACIAM Trial, during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT Could you explain the rationale and design behind …
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2016-12-19
Professor Bernard Gersh from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about renal denervation, during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT Is renal denervation a ‘dead strategy’? Well we’ve seen the …
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2016-12-12
Dr Peter Ong from the Robert-Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart, Germany, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about the treatment of patients with STEMI and multivessel disease, during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT There …
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2016-12-05
Professor Bernard Gersh from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about pathophysiology and management of reperfusion injury, during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy earlier this year. TRANSCRIPT Why, despite …
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2016-11-28
Professor Ornella Rimoldi from San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about the PET and Cardiac MRI for diagnosis of myocardial Ischaemia and microvascular dysfunction, during the ESC2016 Congress …
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2016-11-21
Professor Axel R. Preis, Charite-Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about coronary microcirculatory pathophysiology and if we can afford for it to remain a black box, during the ESC2016 Congress held …
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2016-11-14
Professor Benedict Freedman from University of Sydney, Australia, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about the AF Screen International Collaboration Consortium during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT Can you explain the rationale behind …
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2016-11-07
Perry Elliot, Professor of Inherited Cardiovascular Disease at University College of London, UK, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about genetic markers in cardiovascular disease and discusses if there are major advances in the …
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2016-10-31
Professor Felipe Martinez from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about the new drugs and treatments for the management of heart failure during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, …
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2016-10-24
Professor Ulf Landmesser from Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about PCSK9 antagonists and if there's a real breakthrough for management of familial hypercholesterolaemia, during the ESC2016 Congress held …
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2016-10-17
Professor Udo Sechtem from Robert-Bosch Hospital, Germany, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about cardiac imaging in CAD during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT Is cardiac MRI overused? Well that’s a very difficult question …
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2016-10-10
Professor Kazem Rahimi from The George Institute of Global Health, University of Oxford, UK, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about blood pressure lowering for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and death during the …
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2016-10-03
Professor Wolfgang Koenig from The German Heart Centre in Munich, Germany, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about markers of cardiovascular risk during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT This is a timely and interesting …
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2016-09-26
Professor Nikolaus Marx from Aachen University, Germany, speaks to Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about what's new in the management of Diabetes during the ESC2016 Congress held in Rome, Italy. TRANSCRIPT The most critical point that we learned over …
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2016-09-05 by Prof Juan Carlos Kaski
Daily highlights from ESC Congress 2016 held in Rome, Italy. Professor Kaski gives us an update on the key developments being discussed during this very important meeting in Cardiology. New Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines - ESC2016 HIGHLIGHTS DAY 1 Myocardial Infarction …
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2016-08-22
Ewa Jankowska, Professor and Head of laboratory of applied research on cardiovascular system, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland, talked to Cardio Debate about experiences in iron deficiency in patients with heart failure. TRANSCRIPT Why is iron deficiency important …
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2016-08-15
Thomas Kahan, Professor of Medicine & Cardiologist, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, talks to Cardio Debate about resistant hypertension and treating patients with uncontrolled blood pressure. *TRANSCRIPT* What is pseudo-resistant hypertension? Resistant hypertension is a term you use …
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2016-08-08
Bryan Williams, Professor and Chair of Medicine, University College London, UK, talks to Cardio Debate about the guidelines of high blood pressure treatment, how they compare in different countries, and the recent debate about high …
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2016-08-01
Giuseppe Rosano, visiting Professor at Medical School, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK, talks to Cardio Debate about oestrogens, microvascular angina & possible treatments, and new therapeutic treatments in heart failure. TRANSCRIPT Oestrogen and coronary artery …
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2016-07-25
Mario Mazilli, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical School & Director of the Cardiovascular Diseases School of Specialization, University of Pisa, Italy, talked to Cardio Debate about the role of coronary artery stenosis in ischaemic heart …
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2016-07-18
Carl Pepine, Professor of Medicine, UF Health Shands Hospital, Gainesville Florida, USA, talks to Cardio Debate about the problem of ischaemic heart disease in women and the "WISE" programme (Women's Ischaemic Syndrome Evaluation). TRANSCRIPT WISE in an …
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2016-07-11
Abhiram Prasad, Professor of Interventional Cardiology & Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at St George's Hospital, University of London, UK, speaks to Cardio Debate about stress cardiomyopathy and Takotsubo syndrome. TRANSCRIPT Stress cardiomyopathy: What is it? How do you …
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2016-07-04
Filippo Crea, Professor of Cardiology in the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, talks to Cardio Debate about HF-PEF and coronary artery spasm. TRANSCRIPT What is HF-PEF? HF-pEF is Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. This is an interesting …
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2016-06-27
Andrew Coats, Professor, Researcher & Cardiologist, and Director of the Monash-Warwick Alliance Strategy, Monash University of Melbourne, Australia, speaks to Cardio Debate about novel developments for the treatment of chronic heart failure. TRANSCRIPT What was your talk …
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2016-06-20
Noel Bairey Merz, Professor of Medicine & Director of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, USA, speaks to Cardio Debate about cardiovascular disease in young women and whether we are …
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2016-06-13
Juan Carlos Kaski, Professor & Past Director of the Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences research Institute, St George's University of London, UK, speaks to Cardio Debate about microvascular angina. TRANSCRIPT Microvascular angina: Which patients are included in this …
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2016-06-05
Peter Collins, Professor of Clinical Cardiology at Imperial College of London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate about microvascular angina in postmenopausal women. TRANSCRIPT I’m Professor Peter Collins, Professor of Clinical Cardiology at Imperial College and the Royal …
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2016-04-18
Dr Irina Savelieva, Lecturer in Cardiology, Division of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George's, University of London, talks to Cardio Debate about atrial fibrillation. TRANSCRIPT How to identify patients with AF who are at high risk of …
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2016-04-04
Peter Garrard, Associate Professor in Neurology, St George's, University of London, talks to Cardio Debate about young onset dementia. Transcript Definition and how to diagnose – any diagnostic markers available in everyday practice? It’s somewhat arbitrary but we …
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2016-03-14
Dr Magdi M. Saba, Consultant in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Senior Lecturer at St George's University of London, UK, talks to Cardio Debate about Ventricular Tachycardia and the new approaches to treatment. Transcript What are the criteria that …
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2016-02-29
Dr Anne Child is an Honorary Consultant in Genetics and Cardiology at St George's, University of London, and is also involved in the service and research programme for Marfan Syndrome. During this interview, Dr Child …
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2016-02-15
Prof Sanjay Sharma, Professor of Cardiology and Lead for the Inherited Cardiomyopathies and Sports Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute. St George's, University of London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate about sudden death in …
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2016-02-11
Prof Abhiram Prasad, Professor of Interventional Cardiology at CVCSRI St George's, University of London and Consultant Cardiologist at St George's NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about New Stents …
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2016-02-08
Prof Göran Hansson, Head of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Centre for Molecular Medicine Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Inflammation in Atherogenesis and Plaque Disruption during the …
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2016-02-04
Dr Mark Gallagher, Consultant Electrophysiologist at St George's NHS Foundation Trust in London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation during the "Advances in the Pathogenesis and Management of …
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2016-02-01
Professor Gillian Cockerill, Head of the Vascular Biology Research Centre at St George's Hospital University of London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about HDL and Cardiovascular Risk during the "Advances in the …
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2016-01-28
Prof Robin Choudhury, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Oxford and Consultant Cardiologist at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Inflammation and Ischaemic Heart Disease during the …
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2016-01-25
Dr Elijah Behr, Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at the Cardiac Research Centre, St George's University of London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Prevention of Sudden Cardiac …
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2016-01-21
Prof Julian Halcox, Professor of Cardiology, Swansea University College of Medicine, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Advances in the Management of Dyslipidaemia (Part 1 of 3 interviews), during the 2015 Cardiovascular …
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2016-01-21
Prof Julian Halcox, Professor of Cardiology, Swansea University College of Medicine, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Advances in the Management of Dyslipidaemia (Part 2 of 3 interviews), during the 2015 Cardiovascular …
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2016-01-21
Prof Julian Halcox, Professor of Cardiology, Swansea University College of Medicine, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Advances in the Management of Dyslipidaemia (Part 1 of 3 interviews), during the 2015 Cardiovascular …
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2016-01-18
Prof Albert Ferro, Professor of Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacology at King’s College London, and Consultant at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK, speaks with Cardio Debate & Radcliffe Cardiology about Platelets in Atherogenesis & Acute …
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2016-01-04
Professor Gunnar Gislasen, Gentofte University Hospital, Denmark, talks to Cardio Debate about his recent study that investigates the differences in dual anti-platelet treatment for acute coronary syndrome in patients undergoing PCI or not. Trascript Well this is …
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2015-12-28
Despite the recent rise in the number of Indians and South Asians in India and the UK dying from sudden cardiac death syndrome, there is currently no risk profile for these groups. Dr Rajay Narain, …
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2015-12-21
What are the current challenges and issues in resistant hypertension? Professor Sverre Kjeldsend, Oslo University Hospital Ullevaal, Norway, talks to Cardio Debate about the future of research into resistant hypertension during the ESC 2015 Congress …
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2015-12-14
Microvascular angina is associated with a reduction in blood flow caused by constriction of the small arteries or the inability of the arteries to dilate. Here, at the ESC 2015, Professor Juan Carlos Kaski, …
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2015-12-07
Paul M. Ridker, M.D., talks to Cardio Debate about his presentation at the ESC 2015 that examines whether lowering inflammation lowers vascular risk. “We know that lowering cholesterol profoundly lowers event rates. The question is, is …
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2015-12-03
Professor Juan Carlos Kaski, Director of the Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute at St George’s University of London, UK, discusses the mechanisms of takotsubo, and the outlook for patients with this condition, during the …
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2015-11-24
Professor John Beltrame speaks to Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about MINOCA diagnosis and if this should prompt further investigation to find the underlying cause, during ESC 2015 in London, UK. Transcript - What is MINOCA? MINOCA …
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2015-11-24
Dr Justin E. Davies speaks to Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about Renal denervation in 2015 during the ESC 2015 in London, UK. Transcript - Renal denervation in 2015 Where is renal denervation following the SIMPLICITY-HTN3 trial? I …
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2015-11-19
Dr Alexander Niessner speaks to Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation and how to identify high risk patients during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK.
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2015-11-19
Prof Jean-Pierre Bassand speaks to Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about Garfield-AF registry: 2-year data during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK
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2015-11-10
Prof Juan Carlos Kaski and Dr Antonio Bayes de Luna speak with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about inter-atrial block and the clinical implications of the Bayes Syndrome during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, …
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2015-11-10
Dr Noel Bairey-Merz speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about diagnosing angina and the key differences between men and women during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK Transcript form the Interview: What are the key …
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2015-10-30
Prof Antoni Martinez-Rubio speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about assessing risk of bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation who require new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK.  
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2015-10-30
Dr Giuseppe Rosano speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology the true advances in the treatment of heart failure during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK
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2015-10-30
Professor Filippo Crea speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about inflammation and coronary artery disease during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK
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2015-10-30
Professor Giuseppe Ambrosio speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about myocardial protection and the reperfusion injury during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK
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2015-10-16
Professor Hiroaki Shimokawa speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about ethnic differences in incidences of coronary artery spasm during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK.
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2015-10-16
Prof Udo Sechtem speaks with Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about coronary artery vasospasm in patients with angina pectoris during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK.  
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2015-10-08
Associate Professor Iana Simova speaks to Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about the non-invasive measurement of coronary flow reserve during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK.
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2015-10-08
  Professor Kausik Ray speaks to Cardio Debate and Radcliffe Cardiology about PCSK9 in the treatment of familial hypercholesterolaemia during the ESC Congress 2015 in London, UK.  
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2015-08-19
Professor Juan Carlos Kaski, Head of the Cardiovascular Sciences Research Centre, St George's University of London, UK, discusses microvascular angina for this Expert Opinion interview.                      
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2015-06-26 by Dr Rajan Sharma, Dr Ravi Patel
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2015-06-26 by Dr Rajan Sharma, Dr Ravi Patel
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2015-06-26 by Prof John Camm, Prof Juan Carlos Kaski
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2015-06-26 by Prof Juan Carlos Kaski, Dr Chris Arden
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2014-05-01 by Prof Juan Carlos Kaski, Prof Gillian W. Cockerill
HDL and atherosclerosis - the end of the road for therapeutic strategies that increase HDL?
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2012-11-08 by Prof Juan Carlos Kaski
Prof Kaski interviews Dr Luigi Gnudi, Head of Metabolic Unit in the Cardiovascular Division at King's College London, UK.
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2012-10-30
During the ESC2012, Munich, Germany, Professor Gregory Y.H Lip, from the University of Birmingham, UK and Chair of the Executive Committee of the ESC Atrial Fibrillation Registry General talks to the ISCP about the Atrial …
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2012-10-30
During a debate session on the second day of the ESC2012, Munich, Germany, the following question was raised: Is left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion ready for widespread use in clinical practice? Whilst no one doubts …
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2012-10-30
Five new guidelines have been announced at the ESC2012, here Professor Ian Graham from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, talks about what’s new in the 2012 ESC Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines. Lipoproteins: changing the way we manage CVD …
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2012-10-30
During the ESC 2012 in Munich, Germany, Professor Paul M. Ridker from Harvard Medical School, Boston, US, discussed the therapeutic implications of vascular inflammation, focusing on the CV reduction trials, including JUPITER, and two new …
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2012-10-30
Treating inflammatory diseases such as respiratory infections and early-onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA) reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Professor Maite Kelm from the University of Dusseldorf, Germany, recommends that giving elderly patients the influenza vaccine …
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2012-10-30
Clinicians need greater understanding of vascular inflammation Understanding the mechanisms of inflammation will enable clinicians to better manage patients at risk of cardiovascular disease, as was discussed during the Vascular Inflammation symposium on the first day …
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2012-09-04
Five new guidelines have been announced at the ESC2012. Here Professor Ian Graham from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, talks about what’s new in the 2012 ESC Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines. Lipoproteins: changing the way we manage CVD …
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2012-07-05
During the International Congress of the ISCP 2012, Dr Munir Pirmohamed from The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, presented the Neufeld Lecture – the lecture title being ‘Pharmacogenomics: Ready for use in clinical practice?’. Here, …
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2012-07-05
Dr Rao Kondapally, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology, St George’s University of London, UK, describes the latest controversial findings on aspirin, including benefits in healthy patients and the possible anti-cancer effects of this drug. Although …
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2012-07-05
Professor Jay N. Cohn, Director of the Rasmussen Centre for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Minnesota, USA, talks to Cardio-Debate about the ‘Unresolved Issues in the Search for Better Heart …
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