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Dr. Amy Goss The Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Amy Goss

What is the ketogenic diet, and what is its effect on cardiovascular health? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Amy Goss, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at UAB, in a discussion of all things keto. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Photo from @AmyMGoss

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Cardiac CT: From Prognosis to Diagnosis with Dr. Satinder P. Singh
May 13, 2021

Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Satinder P. Singh, Chief of the Cardiopulmonary Radiology and Director of Cardiac CT at UAB, in a discussion of cardiac CT cases, from prognosis to diagnosis…back to prognosis! Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

How should we attempt stroke prevention in AFib patients with high bleeding risk? AFib Dilemma: Stroke vs. Bleed with Dr. Yoaav Krauthammer
April 23, 2021

Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Yoaav Krauthammer in a discussion of stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and high bleeding risk. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

Angina can be caused by coronary microvascular disease. Coronary Microvascular Disease with Dr. Janet Wei
February 18, 2021

How is it that some patients with chest pain end up not having obstructive coronary disease? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Janet Wei in a discussion of angina without obstructive coronary artery disease. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

Athletes are among those who could die suddenly due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Sudden Death: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Dr. Michelle Kittleson
February 4, 2021

Why do athletes die suddenly? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Michelle Kittleson in a discussion of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, from detection to genetic testing to prognoses. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

OCT OCT and Virtual Reality: A Conversation with Dr. Nick West of Abbott
January 29, 2021

Dr. Alain Bouchard and Dr. Mustafa Ahmed are joined by Dr. Nick West of Abbott in a discussion of the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and virtual reality to image coronary atherosclerosis and optimize coronary stent procedures. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

HFpEF: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction with Drs. Shane Nanayakkara and Jason Guichard
December 24, 2020

In this week’s episode, Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses HFpEF, or heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, with Dr. Shane Nanayakkara and Dr. Jason Guichard. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

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In this article from March 9, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the reasons behind the high life expectancy of the Japanese. OVERVIEW The Japanese have the highest life expectancy at birth among the G7 countries. The higher life expectancy of the Japanese is mainly due to fewer deaths from ischemic heart […]

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