Dr. J. Kevin Harrison, Interventional Director for the Duke Center for Structural Heart Disease, presents advances in the management of aortic stenosis. He highlights the evidence and Duke’s multidisciplinary approach for transcutaneous aortic valve replacement.
We were delighted to host Dr. Raymond Gibbons – former President of the American Heart Association, a leader in cardiovascular imaging, and a former Cardiology fellow at Duke. In his talk below, he stresses the importance of improving the quality of cardiovascular prevention.
Dr. Bertram Pitt presents an overview of the role of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in interrupting the pathophysiology of heart failure. The goal of this talk is to provide the basic science background for the completed and ongoing trials of this compound in heart failure.
Visiting Professor Albert Waldo provides a comprehensive overview of the management of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Waldo is the Walter H. Pritchard Professor of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. David Maron, from Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and co-PI of the NHLBI-funded ISCHEMIA trial, speaks about the current guidelines for stable angina, our reluctance to trust optimal medical therapy alone, and the rationale behind ISCHEMIA at Cardiology Grand Rounds.