December 2020

  1. Contemporary Use of Telemedicine in Cardiology with Ami B. Bhatt, MD, FACC interviewed by Peter A, McCullough MD, MPH, FACC and Payal Kohli, MD, FACC
  2. ACCEL Was There: ESC - LoDoCo2 Low-Dose Colchicine in Coronary Disease with Stefan Mark Nidorf MD interviewed by Harriette Van Spall MD, MPH, FRCPC (Cardiology) and Arav Jhand, MD
  3. The long-term impact of radiation on the heart – who needs follow up and why? with Milind Desai MD interviewed by Dipti Itchhaporia MD, FACC 
  4. Optimal GDMT for HFrEF- an elusive target with Stephen J. Greene, MD, FACC interviewed by Alison L. Bailey, MD FACC and Shashank Sinha, MD
  5. ACCEL Was There: ESC --EAST – AFNET 4: Effects of Early Rhythm Control Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation with Paulus Kirchhof MD interviewed by Freek W. A.  Verheugt MD, FACC and Anthony J.  Mazzella MD
  6. Flu shots and CVD prevention:  Does Coronavirus alter anything?? with Nihar R. Desai, MD, MPH, FACC interviewed by Matthew Martinez MD, FACC and Michelle D. Kelsey, MD
  7. Plant-based eating - what is new and what should guidelines endorse based on the data? with Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD, MACC, FAHA, MASNC, FESC and Andrew Freeman, FACC, FACP interviewed by Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC 
  8. ACCEL Was There: ESC - THEMIS-PAD:  Therapeutic options for CAD with PAD with Marc P. Bonaca MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC interviewed by Roxana Mehran MD, FACC and Sun Moon Kim MD
  9. REDUCE-IT REVASC:  Beneficial Effects of Icosapent Ethyl in individuals with elevated Triglycerides with Benjamin E Peterson, MD, MPH interviewed by Annabelle S. Volgman MD, FACC and Zaid I. Almarzooq, MBBCh
  10. Case Rates, Treatment Approaches, and Outcomes in Acute MI During the Coronavirus Pandemic with Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC ,FAHA interviewed by Joseph Marine MD, MBA, FACC and Yuvraj Chowdhury MD
  11. EMBARGOED to Nov. 17      
    with Professor Massimo Imazio interviewed by Steven E. Nissen MD, MACC and Hilary Shapiro, MD, MSc
  12. EMBARGOED to Sept 28  
    with Michael J. Domanski, MD, FACC interviewed by Alison L. Bailey, MD FACC 
  13. VOYAGER PAD and concomitant coronary artery disease with William R Hiatt, MD anthony.mazzella@unchealth.unc.eduinterviewed by Sidney C. Smith Jr., MD, MACC and Anthony J.  Mazzella MD
  14. ACCEL Was There: ESC -- EXPLORER-HCM: Efficacy and Safety of Mavacamten in Adults with Symptomatic Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Daniel Jacoby, MD interviewed by Michelle L.  O’Donoghue MD, FACC and Shimoli V.  Shah MD, FACC
  15. ACCEL Was There: ESC - RATE-AF: RAte control Therapy Evaluation in permanent Atrial Fibrillation with Professor Dipak Kotecha interviewed by Uma Narasimhan Srivatsa MBBS, FACC and Estefania Oliveros MD MSc
  16. COVID-19 and heart failure:  An imminent concern? with Harriette GC Van Spall MD MPH FRCPC interviewed by Mary Norine Walsh MD, MACC and Nosheen Reza MD
  17. Best diagnostic for chest pain:  CTA or stress test? with Pamela S. Douglas MD MACC FASE FAHA interviewed by Michelle L.  O’Donoghue MD, FACC and Shashank Sinha, MD

November 2020

  1. Debate: Coronary calcium vs. CTA plaque imaging as the most important predictor of risk with Todd C. Villines, MD, FACC, FAHA, MSCCT vs. James K. Min, MD, FACC moderated by Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, MACC and Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC
  2. Troponin elevation in non-ACS patients – what does it all mean? with James L. Januzzi, Jr., MD, FACC interviewed by Nanette Kass Wenger, MD, MACC and Shashank Sinha, MD
  3. Duration of antibiotic treatment before CTS for endocarditis with Parham Sendi, MD, FIDSA interviewed by Vinod H. Thourani, MD, FACC and Matthew A. Cavender, MD, MPH, FACC
  4. The SPINS registry – the importance of clinically unrecognized MI with Raymond Y.Kwong, MD, MPH interviewed by Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC and Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC
  5. Combined Valve Disease – when moderate + moderate = severe with Robert O. Bonow, MD, MACC interviewed by Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, MACC and Henry D. Huang, MD, FACC
  6. Widening Rural-Urban Cardiometabolic Mortality Gap in the United States, 1999 to 2017 with Sadiya S. Khan, MD, MSc interviewed by C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC and Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS
  7. Ischemic mitral regurgitation: the role of LGE CMR in Contemporary Evaluation with João L. Cavalcante, MD interviewed by William E. Boden, MD, FACC, FAHA and Akhil Narang, MD, FACC
  8. Wearable monitoring in daily life – Leveraging technologies in patient management with Eric Topol, MD interviewed by Dhanunjaya “DJ” Lakkireddy, MBBS, FACC 
  9. Multivessel Versus Culprit-Vessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Cardiogenic Shock with William W O'Neill MD, FACC interviewed by Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, FACC and Sun Moon Kim MD, FACC, FACP
  10. A new heart failure pharmacopeia- SGLT2 inhibitors; soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators; tafamidis; Omecamtiv Mecarbil with Milton Packer MD interviewed by Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD, MACC and Jeffrey Hsu, MD, MS
  11. Debate: Calcium scores and endurance exercise - what does the data show? with Paul D. Thompson, MD, FACC vs.  Benjamin D. Levine, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FACSM moderated by Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, FACC and Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC
  12. Perioperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Management for Noncardiac Surgery: A Review with Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC interviewed by Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC, FAACVPR 
  13. Atherosclerotic Risk and Statin Use Among Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease with Elizabeth Jackson, MD, MPH interviewed by A. John Camm, MD, FACC and Sun Moon Kim MD, FACC, FACP
  14. New Device Therapy for Heart Failure- shunts and splanchnic denervation with Ravi B. Patel MD MSc interviewed by Spencer B. King III, MD, MACC 
  15. EVAPORATE – The Final Results with Matthew J Budoff, MD FACC interviewed by Vinod H. Thourani, MD, FACC and Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS
  16. Importance of Masking in the COVID Era with Xiaowen Wang, MD interviewed by Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC and Matthew A. Cavender, MD, MPH, FACC