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ESC Cardio Talk

The podcast series featuring key opinion leaders in cardiovascular medicine



Cardiotalk-homepage_banner.jpgHear Peter Libby, Deepak Bhatt, Franz Messerli, Roxana Mehran, Tom Guzik, and many more discussing the latest science that can impact your practice. 

 

 

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Journal Editorials

  • Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in adults with congenital heart disease: quod non?

With Werner Budts and Alexander Van De Bruaene, Univ. Hopistal Leuven - Belgium

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 30 November 2020

 

  • Personalised medicine for dilated cardiomyopathy

With Perry Elliott and Mohammed Majid Akhtar, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science - London - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 23 November 2020

 

  • Sex differences among young individuals with myocardial infarction

With Marysia Tweet and Sharonne Hayes, Mayo Clinic Rochester - U.S.

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 16 November 2020

 

  • Evaluating risk of dementia in older people: a pathway to personalised prevention?

With Andrew Sommerlad and Naaheed Mukadam, Univ. College London - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 9 November 2020

 

  • Global longitudinal strain in severe aortic stenosis

With Bernard Cosyns, Univ. Hospital Brussels - Belgium

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 2 November 2020

 

  • Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation in failed aortic bioprosthetic valves: a word of caution in times of euphoria

With Helmut Baumgartner and Gerhard-Paul Diller, Univ. Hospital Muenster - Germany

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 26 October 2020

 

  • Defining circulating mononuclear cells in heart failure through single-cell RNA sequencing: new insights for an old disease

With Gianluigi Condorelli and Marinos Kallikourdis, Humanitas Univ., Milan - Italy

Link to Cardiovascular Research paper

Link to Cardiovascular Research editorial

Published on 19 October 2020

 

  • Sex differences and the left ventricle: morphology matters

With C. Noel Bairey Merz and Janet Wei, Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles - U.S.

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 12 October 2020

 

  • Electro-mechanics or mechano-electrics, an intricate interplay - STANISLAS cohort insights

With Kristina Haugaa, Oslo Univ. Hospital - Norway and Ida Leren, Diakonhjemmet Hospital Oslo - Norway

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 5 October 2020

 

  • A highly specific biomarker for Brugada syndrome. Too good to be true?

With Arthur Wilde and Ahmad Amin, Amsterdam Medical Center, NL

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 28 September 2020

 

  • Insights from physiology applied to interpretation of supranormal ejection fraction in women

With Peter Kerkhof, Univ. Medical Center Amsterdam - Netherlands and Neal Handly, Univ. College of Medicine Philadelphia - U.S.

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 21 September 2020

 

  • Does atrial fibrillation affect the tricuspid annulus 3D geometry in patients without severe valve regurgitation?

With Luigi Badano, Milano Bicocca Univ. - Italy and Denisa Muraru, Milano Bicocca Univ. - Italy

Link to EHJ-Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ-Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 14 September 2020

  • Air pollution health impacts: the knowns and unknowns

With Tomasz Guzik, Editor-in-Chief of Cardiovascular Research - Thomas Muenzel, Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg Univ., Mainz - Germany and Jos Lelieveld, Atmospheric Chemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz - Germany

Link to CVR paper

Link to related CVR editorial

Link to related CVR editorial

Published on 7 September 2020

 

  • Catheter ablation versus thoracoscopic surgical ablation in long standing persistent atrial fibrillation (CASA-AF) - A randomised control trial

With Lucas Boersma and Vincent van Dijk, St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein - Netherlands

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 31 August 2020

 

  • Edoxaban in atrial fibrillation patients with percutaneous coronary intervention by acute or chronic coronary syndrome presentation: a pre-specified analysis of the ENTRUST-AF PCI trial

With Renato Lopes, Duke Univ. Medical Center - U.S. and Alexander Fanaroff, Univ. of Pennsylvania - U.S.

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 31 August 2020

 

  • The effect of intracoronary infusion of bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells on all-cause mortality in acute myocardial infarction: The BAMI Trial

With Roberto Bolli and Christopher Fine, Univ. of Louisville - U.S.

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 31 August 2020

 

  • Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy with SGLT2 inhibitors

With Francesco Paneni, Univ. of Zürich – Switzerland and Nazha Hamdani, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum – Germany

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 16 August 2020

 

  • It’s time to personalise and optimise lipid-lowering therapy

With Oliver Weingärtner, Univ. Hospital of Jena - Germany, Shailesh Patel, Univ. of Cincinnati - US and Dieter Lütjohann, Univ. of Bonn - Germany

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 4 August 2020

 

  • Sex differences in aortic dissection

With Kim Eagle and Nicole Bhave, Univ. of Michigan Medical School - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 20 July 2020

 

  • How COVID-19 lockdown impacts outcomes of patients with new onset AFib

With Carina Blomström-Lundqvist and Elena Sciaraffia, Uppsala Univ. - Sweden

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 6 July 2020

 

  • Comparing the 2019 and 2016 ESC/EAS dyslipidaemia guidelines

With Allan Sniderman, McGill Univ. - Canada

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 22 June 2020

 

  • Revascularisation of ischaemic myocardium: still valuable in patients with stable CAD?

With Danilo Neglia and Riccardo Liga, Univ. of Pisa - Italy

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 8 June 2020

 

  • The Metabolic Signature: An Emerging Paradigm in Cardiovascular Nutritional Research?

With Sanjay Sharma and Gemma Parry-Williams, St George's, Univ. of London - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 25 May 2020

 

  • Simple electrocardiographic measures improve sudden arrhythmic death prediction in coronary disease

With Brian Olshansky and Alexander Mazur, Univ. of Iowa - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Pubilshed on 11 May 2020

 

  • Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Outcome: Aetiology Matters

With Marco Guazzi and Alessia Spina, Univ. of Milano - Italy

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 28 April 2020

 

  • Cell type-specific expression of the putative SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2 in human hearts

With Stefanie Dimmeler and Andreas Zeiher, Goethe-Univ. - Germany

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 15 April 2020

 

  • SARS-CoV2: Use of inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin system in patients with COVID-19

With Gabriela Kuster and Qian Zhou, Univ. of Basel - Switzerland

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 6 April 2020

 

  • Non-obstructive coronary artery disease can no longer be ignored

With Marc Dweck and David Newby, Univ. of Edinburgh - UK

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 30 March 2020

 

  • Sex differences and higher upper normal limits for left atrial end-systolic volume in individuals in their mid-60s: data from the ACE 1950 Study

With Camilla Torlasco and Luigi Badano, Univ. of Milano-Bicocca - Italy

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging paper

Link to EHJ - Cardiovascular Imaging editorial

Published on 16 March 2020

 

  • Vitamin K antagonists and osteoporotic fractures: insights from comparisons with the NOACs

With Doralisa Morrone and Raffaele De Caterina, Univ. of Pisa - Italy

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 2 March 2020

 

  • Secondary prevention medications after coronary artery bypass grafting and long-term survival: A population-based longitudinal study from the SWEDEHEART registry

With Bernard Gersh and Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, Mayo Clinic - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 17 February 2020

 

  • Does type 2 diabetes confer higher relative rates of cardiovascular events in women compared with men?

With Naveed Sattar and Lyn Ferguson, Univ. of Glasgow, Scotland - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 3 February 2020

 

  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in previously undiagnosed patients with catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia resuscitated from sudden cardiac arrest

With Pier Lambiase and Sherry Honarbakhsh, Barts Health NHS Trust, London - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 20 January 2020

 

  • A population-based study of cardiovascular disease mortality risk in US cancer patients

With Joerg Herrmann and Kathryn Ruddy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 6 January 2020

 

  • Short-term e-cigarette vapour exposure causes vascular oxidative stress and dysfunction

With Tomasz Guzik, Univ. of Glasgow - UK and David Harrison, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 16 December 2019

 

  • Cardiovascular effect of discontinuing statins for primary prevention at the age of 75 years: a nationwide population-based cohort study in France

With Chris Cannon, Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston - US and Ulrich Laufs, Leipzig Univ. - Germany


Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 2 December 2019

 

  • The association between the public reporting of individual operator outcomes with patient profiles, procedural management, and mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention: an observational study from the Pan-London PCI (BCIS) Registry using an interrupted time series analysis

With Morton Kern and Arnold Seto, Univ. of California, Irvine - US

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 18 November 2019

 

  • Sudden death in cardiac sarcoidosis: an analysis of nationwide clinical and cause-of-death registries

With Perry Elliott and Douglas Cannie, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, London - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 4 November 2019

 

  • A new opening on aortic stenosis: predicting prognosis with clonal hematopoiesis

With Peter Libby, Amy Lin, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School - US and Benjamin Levine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 22 October 2019

 

  • Periodontitis and hypertension: causally linked by immune mechanisms

With Ernesto Schiffrin McGill, Univ. of Montreal - Canada and Stefano Taddei, Univ. of Pisa - Italy

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 14 October 2019

 

  • Promoting physical activity in primary and secondary prevention

With Carl Chip Lavie, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana - US and Sergey Kachur, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 30 September 2019

 

  • Development and validation of a multivariable prediction model for major adverse cardiovascular events after early stage breast cancer

With Thomas Lüscher, Univ. of Zurich – Switzerland and Alexander Lyon, Imperial College and Royal Brompton Hospital - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 16 September 2019

 

  • Thromboembolic events around the time of cardioversion for atrial fibrillation

With Freek Verheugt, Heartcenter, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG) - Netherlands 

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 9 September 2019

 

  • Defining high bleeding risk in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention

With Morton Kern and Arnold Seto, Univ. of California, Irvine - US

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 26 August 2019

 

  • Transcatheter heart valve migration and embolization: rare and preventable?

Wtih Ronald Binder and Michael Porodko, Univ. Teaching Hospital Klinikum Wels - Austria

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 19 August 2019

 

  • Measuring coronary microvascular function: is it finally ready for prime time?

With Adrian Banning and Giovanni Luigi De Maria, Oxford Univ. Hospitals - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 12 August 2019

 

  • Longevity-associated variant BPIFB4 gene transfer to recapitulate healthy ageing in patients at risk: is the future around the corner?

With Giovanni Camici and Luca Liberale, Center for Molecular Cardiology, Univ. of Zurich - Switzerland

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 5 August 2019

 

  • PCSK9 inhibitors: what we know, what we should have understood, and what is to come

With Marc Sabatine and Robert Giugliano, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 31 July 2019

 

  • Continuous anticoagulation with catheter ablation: answers and questions

With Christopher B. Granger and Sean D. Pokorney, Duke Univ. Medical Center - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 22 July 2019

 

  • Cardiac arrest in takotsubo syndrome: results from the InterTAK Registry

With Thomas Lüscher, Editor in Chief - European Heart Journal and Allan Davies, International Associate Editor - European Heart Journal

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 16 July 2019

 

  • Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation: a melody to follow

With Lars Søndergaard and Michael Rahbek Schmidt, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen - Denmark

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 8 July 2019

 

  • Frequency, predictors, and prognosis of ejection fraction improvement in heart failure: an echocardiogram-based registry study

With Sanjay Prasad and Daniel J. Hammersley, Royal Brompton Hospital - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 1 July 2019

 

  • The future of functional mitral regurgitation treatment

With Patrick Myers and Piergiorgio Tozzi, Lausanne Univ. Hospital - Switzerland

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 24 June 2019

 

  • Left ventricular non-compaction: have we reached the limits of conventional imaging?

With Perry Elliott and Alexandros Protonotarios, Univ. College London - UK

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 17 June 2019

 

  • Impact of Preoperative FFR on Arterial Bypass Graft Anastomotic Function: the IMPAG trial

With Morton Kern and Arnold Seto, Univ. of California, Irvine - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 10 June 2019

 

  • Targeting RNA to lower triglycerides: long strides from short molecules

With Deepak Bhatt and Peter Libby, Brigham and Women's Hospital - US and Harvard Medical School - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 3 June 2019

 

  • Blood pressure target in diabetics: how low is too low?

With Jay Mehta and Marwan Saad, Univ. Arkansas for Medical Sciences - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 29 April 2019

 

  • Cardiovascular Disease and Uric Acid?

With Franz Messerli, Univ. of Bern and Michel Burnier, Univ. Hospital of Lausanne - Switzerland

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 23 April 2019

 

  • How to target vascular inflammation in the post-CANTOS era?

With Tomasz Guzik, Univ. of Glasgow - UK, Editor-in-Chief of Cardiovascular Research and Pasquale Maffia, Univ. of Glasgow - UK, Deputy Editor of Cardiovascular Research

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 15 April 2019

 

  • Atrial fibrillation, with ACS and PCI: walking a tightrope

With Roxana Mehran, Icahn School of Medicine - Mount Sinai and Dominick Angiolillo, Univ. of Florida College of Medicine - US

Link to EHJ paper

Link to EHJ editorial

Published on 9 April 2019

 

 Congress highlights

From ESC Congress

  • Results of the European Infective Endocarditis registry (ESC-EORP EURO-ENDO)

With Thomas Lüscher, Univ. Zurich - Switzerland and Stephan Windecker, Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern – Switzerland

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 4 September 2019

 

  • Is perivascular fat a new cardiovascular risk factor? Results of SCOT-HEART

With Stephan Achenbach, Univ. of Erlangen - Germany and Victoria Delgado, Leiden Univ. Medical Center - Netherlands

Published on 4 September 2019

 

  • DANAMI-2 - 16-year follow-up of the Danish Acute Myocardial Infarction 2 trial - Primary percutaneous coronary intervention versus fibrinolysis in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

With Borja Ibanez, Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research - Spain and Allan Davies, Hunter New England Health - Australia

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 3 September 2019

 

  • Residual inflammatory risk associated with interleukin-18 and interleukin-6 

With Thomas Lüscher, Univ. Zurich - Switzerland, Filippo Crea and Luigi Biasucci, Catholic Univ. of the Sacred Heart - Italy

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 3 September 2019

 

  • The relation between systemic inflammation and incident cancer in patients with stable cardiovascular disease, a cohort study

With Peter Libby and Paul Ridker, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School - US

Link to the EHJ paper

Published on 2 September 2019

 

  •  Estimating individual lifetime benefit and bleeding risk of adding rivaroxaban to aspirin for patients with stable cardiovascular disease: results from the COMPASS trial

With Roxana Mehran, The Mount Sinai Hospital - US, Jan Steffel, Univ. Hospital Zurich - Switzerland and Diana Gorog, Univ. of Hertfordshire – UK

Link to EHJ paper

Published on 1 September 2019

 

  • High penetrance and similar disease progression in probands and in family members with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

With Perry Elliott, Univ. College, London - UK and Benjamin Meder, Univ. of Heidelberg - Germany

Link to EHJ paper

 Published on 1 September 2019

 

  • Relationship between hypoglycaemia, outcomes and empagliflozin treatment effect in EMPA-REG OUTCOME

With Eberhard Standl, Helmholtz Centre - Germany and Anna Norhammar, Karolinska Institutet - Sweden

 Link to EHJ paper

 Published on 31 August 2019

 

From subspecialty congresses

  • ESC Digital Summit 2019 - Risk prediction & communication

Presented by Laura Corr, The Harley Street Clinic, London - UK

Link to the original presentation and slides on ESC 365

Published on 7 October 2019

 

  • Heart Failure 2019 - My Take Home Messages on novel treatments in heart failure on ESC-HF

Presented by Rudolf De Boer - Netherlands and Carolyn Lam - Singapore

 Link to the original ESC TV at Heart Failure 2019 interview on ESC 365

Published on 27 May 2019

 

  • EuroPrevent 2019 - Exercise and atrial fibrillation what to consider?

Presented by Marius Myrstad - Norway

Link to the original presentation and slides on ESC 365

Published on 13 May 2019

 

  • EuroPrevent 2019 - Sugar tax – The right answer on a complex metabolism

Presented by Pedro Marques Vidal - Switzerland

Link to the original presentation and slides on ESC 365

Published on 7 May 2019 

 

ESC Lectures

  • Digital Health Revolution: The Rewards

With Martin Landray, Oxford Univ., Research Director - Health Data Research - UK

Published on 13 March 2019