Shengshou Hu, M.D.

All posts by Shengshou Hu, M.D.

September 22nd, 2014

Another MacGyver Moment in Pacemaker Implantation

Dr. Westby Fisher gets creative with his medical technology.

August 12th, 2014

From the Mouths of Babes

Wes Fisher reflects on how his “Bring Your Daughter to Work” days, both then and now, caused him to value his experience as a physician.

February 24th, 2014

What Is “Non-Valvular” Atrial Fibrillation?

Wes Fisher attempts to figure out what the latest marketing phrase – non-valvular atrial fibrillation – really means.

August 22nd, 2013

Expert Perspective: Remote Ischemic Preconditioning for CABG


Dr. Zhe Zheng and Dr. Shengshou Hu, of Fu Wai Hospital in Beijing, discuss the findings from the recent randomized trial conducted in Germany.

February 15th, 2013

When Patients Can Obtain Their Own EKG

The FDA has approved a device that enables patients to obtain their own EKG with their iPhone. Calling this development “uncharted medicolegal territory”, Wes Fisher explores the potential dilemmas this device will cause for doctors and patients.

February 9th, 2013

A Cardiologist Tests an Activity Tracker

Looking to lose a few pounds, Wes Fisher tries out a new physical activity tracking device and shares his experience.

February 1st, 2013

Your Blog, Your CV, and Academic Promotion

Is it time for academic centers to include social media contributions as part of their academic promotion criteria?

January 11th, 2013

You Know You Need a Pacemaker When…

Wes Fisher shares a handy tool for identifying whether one needs a pacemaker.

December 8th, 2012

ECG Screening via iPhone — Game Changer or Just a Game?

Thoughts from Dr. Wes about the strengths and limitations of AliveCor’s ECG Case for iPhone, newly approved by the FDA

July 24th, 2012

The Academic Squeeze Play

With fewer grant-funding opportunities for academic cardiologists, Wes Fisher takes an educated guess about where they may go.