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November 16th, 2013

A Critical Time for Health Research?

A Cardiology fellow shares his thoughts on some key issues in healthcare as he prepares for the 2013 AHA Scientific Sessions.


September 4th, 2013

Something New, or the Same Again?

What’s the value of the ESC Congress, wonders this Fellow. More than the cutting-edge science, it’s the way the Congress strengthens the unity among all of us in the community of cardiovascular disease, both at home and abroad.


September 4th, 2013

Same Disease, Different Tools

The standard pharmacological heart-failure treatment may not have changed much in the U.S. recently, but this fellow discovers different approaches in Europe and some potential new drugs on the horizon.


September 3rd, 2013

Renal Denervation: The Next Magic Bullet?

Hypertension, diabetes, acute and chronic heart failure, worsening of renal function, obstructive sleep apnea…. A CardioExchange Fellow reacts to a session on new potential indications for this treatment modality.


September 3rd, 2013

A Transatlantic Taste

A fellow wonders about worldwide differences in clinical and research approaches in cardiology, as she attends a session on a controversial area that sits uncomfortably alongside the weight-loss message central to American efforts to improve cardiovascular health.


September 2nd, 2013

Living History and a Glimpse into the Future

Louis Handoko encounters Eugene Braunwald and finds himself drawn toward electrophysiology.


September 2nd, 2013

What You See Is Not Always What You Get

The COMPARE trial results prompt Paddy Barrett to wonder: Should disease criteria in clinical trials rely more on molecular than on clinical features?


September 2nd, 2013

Sharper Focus Needs a Wider View

Paddy Barrett points out the paradox that to be a subspecialist, one now needs to gain a broader knowledge of other fields.


September 1st, 2013

Thank You, Dr. Messika-Zeitoun!

Louis Handoko shares his appreciation for an illuminating session on the management of asymptomatic aortic stenosis.


September 1st, 2013

An Almost Striking Start to ESC

A fellow reports on some of the biggest presentations and most interesting finds at ESC 2013.