Dr. Bouchard discusses “Familial Hypercholesterolemia” with Dr. Pradeep Natarajan from Harvard. 5/5 (1) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Dr. Bouchard discusses “Arts in Health” with Dr. Julian Owens. 5/5 (1) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Dr. Bouchard discusses ” Hypertension” with Dr. Suzanne Oparil, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Medicine. Professor of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology Director, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program. Section Chief of Vascular Biology and Hypertension. Hypertension is a pervasive problem and affects nearly 50% of the US population including over 90 million adults with uncontrolled hypertension and an […]
Dr. Bouchard discusses ” THE HDL CHOLESTEROL CONUNDRUM” with Dr. John J.P. Kastelein, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, Professor of Medicine, University of Amsterdam. For the last 15 yrs, multiple randomized controlled trials have attempted to improve clinical outcomes by raising HDL cholesterol and have failed to achieve any significant results. The studies of niacin and fibrates have […]
Dr. Bouchard discusses “Non-Statin Treatment for LDL Cholesterol ” with Dr. John J.P. Kastelein, M.D., Ph.D., FESC. Professor of Medicine, University of Amsterdam. Despite the 30 years of advances in lipid management and more patients being treated with a statin, approximately 70% of our patients still remain at risk of developing an ASCVD event: In the […]
Dr. Bouchard discusses “LIPOPROTEIN (a), A BIOMARKER FOR HEART DISEASE AND STROKE” with Dr. Leslie Cho, Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Women’s Cardiovascular Center. Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Despite advances in lipid management, there remain significant risks of heart disease and stroke in patients treated with current therapies […]
Dr. Bouchard discusses “Regards” in the stroke belt with Dr. George Howard at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “REGARDS” is an abbreviation for Reasons for Geographic And Racial Difference in Stroke. It is an observational study of risk factors for stroke in adults 45 years or older. It is co-sponsored by the National Institute […]
This podcast was done in collaboration with Kimberly Kirklin, Director of UAB Arts In Medicine, and Dr Rachel Easterwood, a Hospitalist with Mount Sinai Health System in New York. Arts in Health is a diverse, multidisciplinary approach dedicated to improving health through arts. The field integrates visual arts and design, musical, literary, and performing arts […]
Dr. Bouchard discusses the Leaky Mitral Valve with Dr. Mustafa Ahmed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In this report, we would like to concentrate on the primary mitral insufficiency which is a disease of the mitral valve apparatus (mitral leaflet, chordae tendineae, papillary muscle, mitral annulus), and not the secondary cause which is […]
Dr. Bouchard discusses the Leaky Aortic Valve with Dr. Mustafa Ahmed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The most common causes of aortic valve insufficiency in the US are the bicuspid aortic valve and primary disease of the aorta or sinuses of Valsalva. In most patients with chronic aortic insufficiency, the course of the […]