EP 109: Navigating Volume Status in Heart Failure Patients with Dr Andrew Darlington
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
1M ago
In this informative episode of Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra is joined by Dr Andrew Darlington, an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist at Piedmont Heart Institute in Georgia. Together, Dr Kalra and Dr Darlington delve into the significance of assessing volume status in patients with heart failure, highlighting its continued relevance in 2024, including the availability of new diagnostic tools, including the Heart Failure Management System (HFMS). Dr Darlington shares his approach to taking a patient’s medical history and some of the cues he looks for during a physical exam and the art of assessing ..read more
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EP 108: Song of Our Scars: Authorship & Medicine with Senior Advisor for FDA, Dr Warraich
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
1M ago
In this week's Parallax episode, Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes Dr Haider Warraich, a cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr Warraich is not only a Senior Advisor for Chronic Disease to the FDA Commissioner but also a prolific author, having written three books, including "Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain." He is a regular contributor to publications like the New York Times and the Washington Post. During the conversation, we learn more about Dr Warraich's journey into medicine and his current role at the FDA, along with his passion for writing. Dr Kalra asks about how Dr Warraic ..read more
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EP 107: JACC: Advances - Leadership & the Future of Publishing with Dr Silversides
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
2M ago
Join Dr Ankur Kalra on Parallax this week as he welcomes Dr Candice K Silversides, the first Editor-in-Chief of JACC: Advances. Dr Silversides, a cardiologist and professor at the University of Toronto, wears many hats. She leads the Obstetric Medicine program and directs the Cardio-Obstetric clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital, while simultaneously steering JACC: Advances in its exciting early stages. Dive into the unique synergy between her clinical practice and editorial leadership as Dr Silversides shares her vision for the journal. Learn how she navigates diverse responsibilities, manages peer ..read more
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EP 106: Transforming Health Systems Through Economics with Dr Alex Carter
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
2M ago
In the season 6 premiere of Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes Dr Alex Carter, a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Department of Health Policy. As the course director for the executive MSc in Health Economics, Policy & Management, Dr Carter delves into the origins and evolution of LSE's health economics program, showcasing its transformation in response to the challenges facing health systems in 2024. The podcast embarks on an exploration of the program's three fundamental pillars: health economics, outcomes measurement, and management. Dr. Carter ..read more
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EP 104: Caring for All Hearts: Disparities in Care with Dr Anuradha Lala
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
4M ago
In this thought-provoking episode, Dr Ankur Kalra is joined by Dr Anuradha Lala, assistant professor of medicine at the Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and in the Department of Population Health Science and Statistics at Icahn School of Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr Lala is also the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Cardiac Failure. Dr Kalra and Dr Lala delve into the critical topic of disparities in care within the healthcare system from a cardiologist's point of view and explore actionable steps towards a more inclusive and fair healthcare landscape. Dr Lala advoc ..read more
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CCS-AMI: New Classification for Acute Myocardial Infarction with Dr Kumar
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
6M ago
On October 28th, 2023, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) released a new classification system for acute atherothrombotic myocardial infarction (MI) based on stages of tissue injury severity (CCS-AMI). This expert consensus is the result of decades of data on acute MI with reperfusion therapy. Dr Ankur Kalra is joined this week on Parallax by Dr Andreas Kumar, Chairperson of the Writing Group of the Expert Consensus Statement, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Cardiologist at Health Sciences North, and President of the Canadian Society of Cardio ..read more
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EP 102: Nobility in Small Things with Cardiac Surgeon, Dr Craig R Smith
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
6M ago
In this week's episode of Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra's guest is Dr Craig R Smith, Cardiac Surgeon and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. In 2020, The Wall Street Journal called Dr Smith the pandemic's most powerful writer. Each day throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Dr Smith provided the faculty and staff with updates on pandemic response and priorities, offering both vital information and unwavering support. This month, Dr Smith released his book, 'Nobility in Small Things: A Surgeon's Path’. In this inspiring episode, Dr Smith delves into the story behind his ..read more
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EP 101: Translating Evidence, Innovations & Value for Patients with Dr John Mandrola
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
7M ago
In this week's episode of Parallax, Dr. Ankur Kalra welcomes Dr. John Mandrola, a cardiac electrophysiologist practicing in Louisville and the host of the popular podcast "This Week in Cardiology" and co-author of Sensible Medicine, among other forums. In this insightful episode, we delve into Dr. Mandrola's career journey. He discusses how the beginnings of his career during a period of significant innovations and the reversal of expert opinions profoundly influenced his perspective on medicine, leading to a more conservative stance. Dr. Kalra then invites Dr. Mandrola to share the motivation ..read more
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EP 100: Conversation with Dr Valentin Fuster: Trust, Fulfilment & Leadership
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
7M ago
In the landmark centennial episode of Parallax, Dr Ankur Kalra welcomes a true luminary in the field of cardiology, Dr Valentin Fuster. Dr Valentin Fuster, a renowned cardiologist, currently holds multiple roles. He serves as the Director of the Cardiovascular Institute and as the Physician-in-Chief at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Additionally, Dr Fuster is the General Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) in Madrid. Notably, he also holds the position of Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC ..read more
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EP 99: ESC 23 Review: Interventional Trials with Dr Mirvat Alasnag
Parallax by Ankur Kalra
by Radcliffe Cardiology
8M ago
In this week's Parallax, Dr. Ankur Kalra's guest is Dr. Mirvat Alasnag. Dr. Alasnag is an interventional cardiologist at King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital (KFAFH) in Saudi Arabia. Additionally, she serves as the Editor-in-Chief at Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports and is a member of the Board of Trustees at SCAI. Dr. Alasnag and Dr. Kalra provide a comprehensive review of the key highlights from ESC Congress 2023. Dr. Alasnag distills the background and latest evidence from key interventional trials, emphasizing their significance for patient care. Tune in to discover the strategies that D ..read more
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