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. 4.86/5 (7) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was […]
HFpEF: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction with Drs. Shane Nanayakkara and Jason Guichard
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. 4.8/5 (5) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Control of Inflammation Through Diet
In this article from November 23, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the effect of an anti-inflammatory diet on cardiovascular health. OVERVIEW Chronic inflammation is actively involved in the formation and progression of plaques that form on the lining of the arteries, which can lead to the development of cardiovascular […]
Atrial Fibrillation: Rhythm Control Including Ablation with Dr. Richard Vest
Just because it doesn’t feel like atrial fibrillation doesn’t mean it isn’t there, and early detection can be key to effective treatment! Dr. Alain Bouchard and Dr. Richard Vest, an electrophysiology expert, discuss the treatment of atrial fibrillation as well as clinical research into advancing those methods. Listen to their previous conversation on atrial fibrillation here. Subscribe […]
Atrial Fibrillation: What Your Heart is Trying to Tell You with Dr. Richard Vest
Some atrial fibrillation patients have described their heartbeat as a sort of Morse code. But what is it trying to say? Dr. Alain Bouchard and Dr. Richard Vest, an electrophysiology expert, discuss atrial fibrillation and its prevalence, detection, and treatment. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 4.91/5 (11) Tell Us How We're […]
Medical Treatment of Functional Mitral Regurgitation with Dr. Jason Guichard
In today’s episode of the MyHeart.net podcast, Drs. Alain Bouchard, Mustafa Ahmed, and Jason Guichard discuss the medical treatment of functional mitral regurgitation. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (4) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Surgical Repair of the Mitral Valve with Dr. Clifton Lewis
Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses the history of surgical options and modern techniques for degenerative mitral valve disease and mitral regurgitation with Dr. Clifton Lewis, Director of Adult Cardiac Surgery at UAB, and Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, Director of Interventional and Structural Cardiology at UAB. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Please comment below […]
Mitral Clip: Everything You Ever Needed to Know with Dr. Mustafa Ahmed
When a patient has mitral regurgitation but is not a candidate for open-heart surgery, what is a doctor to do? Thankfully, with the groundbreaking MitraClip (or mitral clip), these patients can still be treated through specialized techniques. Dr. Mustafa Ahmed discusses the procedure’s history, benefits, and more with Dr. Alain Bouchard in our latest podcast. […]
Join Drs. Mustafa Ahmed and Alain Bouchard as they discuss Mitral Regurgitation — also known as ‘the leaky valve.’ Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Please comment below if you would like us to include a transcript of this episode! 4.86/5 (14) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
What If You Have Mild Congestive Heart Failure?
Heart failure is a very common disease and affects approximately 1-2 percent of the adult population in developed countries. The prevalence of congestive heart failure rises to about 10% among the population over 70 years of age. Projection in the United States shows that heart failure will increase by more than 40% by the year […]
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