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    AbstractConsensus regarding a reasonable strategy to manage cardiac conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has been elusive. This is due to the absence of adequately powered, randomized controlled trials; the often transient nature of the conduction disturbances; evolving ...
    Published on 2020-10-21
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    Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC) caused by compound variants have severe clinical manifestations, but significant clinical heterogeneity remains. Clinical diversity in these patients may result from different combinations of variants. We analyzed the role of cis-compound variants in a Chinese ...
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Advances in screening and treatment have improved survival for patients with breast cancer. There are currently over 3 million breast cancer survivors and they are projected to be over 5 million by 2030. On average, women with breast cancer have a 90% chance to survive at 5 years. This takes a team approach that includes […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon Breast Cancer and Heart Disease: What is the Connection?
January 17, 2022

Advances in screening and treatment have improved survival for patients with breast cancer. There are currently over 3 million breast cancer survivors and they are projected to be over 5 million by 2030. On average, women with breast cancer have a 90% chance to survive at 5 years. This takes a team approach that includes […]

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There has been growing interest in the complex issues surrounding the relationship between treatment of breast cancer and heart disease. But who is at risk? How can we prevent cardiac complications? What kind of follow-up is there for breast cancer patients after remission? Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses these questions and more with Dr. Ramey Marshell […]

Rural communities, especially in the South, are affected by disparities in cardiovascular care. Disparities in Cardiovascular Care with Dr. Antoine Keller and Dr. Stephen Clarkson
August 26, 2021

How can the medical community cross the divide caused by disparities in care, and where can those lines be drawn? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Antoine Keller at Baton Rouge General and Dr. Stephen Clarkson at UAB in a discussion of racial, geographic, and socioeconomic divisions affecting cardiovascular care for our communities. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast […]

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.

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In this article from June 24, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute explores a very simple way to improve our cardiovascular health through diet. OVERVIEW Recent studies show that people who regularly consume foods containing low-quality carbohydrates (simple sugars, refined flours) have an increased risk of cardiovascular events and premature mortality. Conversely, a high […]

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Choosing the right sources of carbohydrates is essential for preventing cardiovascular disease
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In this article from June 24, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute explores a very simple way to improve our cardiovascular health through diet. OVERVIEW Recent studies show that people who regularly consume foods containing low-quality carbohydrates (simple sugars, refined flours) have an increased risk of cardiovascular events and premature mortality. Conversely, a high […]

Standing up
Standing Up is Still Doing a Little Exercise!
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In this article from December 21, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute has some good news for those seniors who hate exercise: standing up can count! OVERVIEW Sedentary lifestyle is associated with a significant increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer and an increased risk of dying prematurely. […]

Effects of Cold on Cardiovascular Health
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In this article from February 16, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the effects of cold temperatures on cardiovascular health. OVERVIEW Exposure to cold causes a contraction of blood vessels as well as an increase in blood pressure, heart rate, and the work of the heart muscle. The combination of cold and […]

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There has been growing interest in the complex issues surrounding the relationship between treatment of breast cancer and heart disease. But who is at risk? How can we prevent cardiac complications? What kind of follow-up is there for breast cancer patients after remission? Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses these questions and more with Dr. Ramey Marshell […]

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