6. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Surgical & Transcatheter Septal Reduction Therapies with Drs. Amar Krishnaswamy and Per Wierup

Obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy therapy and septal reduction therapy via alcohol septal ablation and surgical myectomy is discussed by interventional cardiologist Dr. Amar Krishnaswamy and surgical perspective from cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Per Wierup.  Amit joins Dr. Laura Young to take a pulse check with these great experts. Flutter moment by Crystal Silbak, RN.

On the CardioNerds Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, infographic, youtube videos, references, guest contributors, flutter stars, and so much more.

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Dr. Amar Krishnaswamy earned his medical degree at Yale University. He completed his internal medicine residency training at the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins where he remained to serve as the assistant chief of service (ACS) of the Barker Firm. His general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships were completed at the Cleveland Clinic where he remained as staff. He is the program director of the interventional cardiology training program and the section head of the division of interventional cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Per Wierup received his graduate education and residency training at Lund University in Sweden and completed his advanced cardiac surgery training at the Cleveland Clinic. He then returned to Europe where he worked hard to become the world class surgeon he is today. He returned to the Cleveland Clinic where he continues to take incredible care of his patients.  Dr. Wierup is a talented pianist and enjoys alpine skiing and show jumping!

In addition to our great discussion on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  with regards to septal reduction therapy, we are so lucky to have Crystal join the cardionerds podcast to share a flutter moment. Crystal is a cardiac nurse at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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5. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Historical Perspective with Dr. Edward Kasper

Dr. Edward Kasper shares a unique historical perspective on how the field evolved as Medicine learned more about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He shares so many life lessons and clinical pearls that apply to HCM and the practice of medicine in general. Flutter moment by Dr. Sidney Schechet (ophthalmology).

On the CardioNerds Podcast Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, an infographic, references, guest contributors and so much more.

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Dr. Edward K. Kasper, is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Natural Sciences. He earned his M.D. at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine and assistant chief of service (ACS) of the Thayer service as well as his fellowship in Cardiology, were completed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he then joined the faculty in 1993. He is currently the E. Cowles Andrus Professor of Cardiology and Director of Clinical Cardiology at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

In addition to this unique historical perspective of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, we are thrilled to have Dr. Sid Schechet join the show and share his cardionerds flutter moment!

Dr. Sid Schechet is an ophthalmologist and retinal specialist in Baltimore, Maryland, at the Elman Retina Group. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and completed residency at The University of Maryland. He pursued an extra two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at The University of Chicago before joining the Elman Retina Group. Aside from fixing eyeballs and retinas, he enjoys making educational, exciting, and entertaining surgical retina videos catered to both ophthalmologists and non-ophthalmologists alike. He also often can be found dusting off and polishing his- what do you call it again?- old stethoscope from med school.

4. Practical Approach to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Dr. Jose Madrazo

Clinical and echo expert Dr. Jose Madrazo discusses a high yield and practical approach to diagnosis and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Flutter moment by Dr. Saman Nematollahi (Infectious Disease).

On the CardioNerds Podcast Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, an infographic, references, guest contributors and so much more.

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Dr. Jose Madrazo is a top notch cardiologist in the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and completed his residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He completed his cardiology and advanced echo fellowship at the Washington University in STL School of Medicine before joining the Hopkins faculty.

In addition to this practical Approach to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, we have just the cutest Cardionerds Flutter provided by Saman Nematollahi and his son!

Saman grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He completed his undergrad at the University of Arizona with dual degrees in Physiology and Spanish Literature. He spent some time after undergrad working in a neuroscience lab before starting med school at the University of Arizona. He then moved to NYC where he completed residency at Columbia. His clinical interests include management of immunocompromised hosts, and his research interest is in medical education. He loves to play soccer with his wife and son. He is master educator, appeared on and has authored many important tweetorials (links on the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy series page). He has also appeared on the hit medical podcast, The Clinical Problem Solvers. 

3. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Case Discussion

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The CardioNerds discuss a case of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy teaching a comprehensive approach to pathophysiology, diagnosis, imaging, and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Guest host, Dr. Fatimah Alkhunaizi. Flutter moment by Dr. Virginia Hahn (Cardiology).

On the CardioNerds Podcast Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, an infographic, references, guest contributors and so much more.

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Dr. Alkhunaizi completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, medical school at Columbia University and she returned to the Johns Hopkins Hospital for Internal Medicine residency. She enjoys reading and taking long cathartic runs.

Dr. Virginia Shalkey Hahn is a fourth-year Cardiology fellow at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD. She earned her medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she stayed for residency. She moved to Johns Hopkins for Cardiology fellowship (after a 1 year hiatus as an ICU hospitalist). During fellowship, she completed 2 years on the NIH T32 Training grant and one year as chief fellow. She feels passionate about translational heart failure research and mothering her 2 young children.

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy series. Episode 4: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy part 2: Pulse check with Dr. Jose Madrazo​  Clinical and echo expert Dr. Jose Madrazo discusses a high yield and practical approach to diagnosis and management of HCM. Episode 5: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy part 3: Pulse check with Dr. Edward Kasper​ Dr. Edward Kasper shares a unique historical perspective on how the field evolved as Medicine learned more about HCM. He shares so many life lessons and clinical pearls that apply to HCM and the practice of medicine in general. Episode 6: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy part 4: Pulse check with Drs. Amar Krishnaswamy & Per Wierup​ Amit joins Dr. Laura Young to take a pulse check with experts, and learn more about the structural management of obstructive HCM. They discuss the interventional perspective with interventional cardiologist Dr. Amar Krishnaswamy and surgical perspective from cardiothoracic surgeon

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